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2019 UAC Literature & Art Festival——Science Fiction

  • 2019.09.10
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The first Literature & Art Festival organised by the University Arts Centre will be here from September 11th to October 13th.

 

The keyword for this first season- Science Fiction

 

We will bring you through space, through reality and imagination, whether in words or in films, guided by 20 specially invited "space pilots", taking you into the "unknown"

2019 UAC Literature & Art Festival——Science Fiction

Time: September 11th – October 13th, 2019

Host: University Arts Centre

Co-organizer: Library of CUHK-Shenzhen

Supporter:  Chengdu 8LM Culture Communication Co., Ltd.、Singularity Science Fiction

 

Those authors of science fictions who had influenced us over the years include: Liu Cixin、Qian Lifang、Han Song、Arthur Charles Clarke、Robert Anson Heinlein、Isaac Asimov...

 

Opening Ceremony & Roundtable Chat: Science Fiction in Chinese and Western Culture

Time: Sept. 11th (Wednesday), 19:00-20:30

Venue: University Library 1F

Guest:Dr. Liu Kuanyen(anchor) Yao Haijun   Zhang Ran  San Feng   Fan Yilun

 

Panel Discussion: Doctor Who and Popular Science Fiction Culture 

Time: Sept.12th (Thursday), 19:00-20:30

Venue: TA101

Guest: He Wei、 Liu Yang、Yao Xue、Huang Yiyang 、Lv Lingzhi

 

Screening Seminar: A Documentary about Ursula K. Le Guin

Time: Sept. 21st (Saturday), 15:00-17:00

Venue: Zhi Xin Building 110

Guest:  Dr.Liu Kuanyen、Dr.Zhao Ziwei 、Xi Xia

 

· Conversation with the President: Space Exploration and Artificial Intelligence

· Closing & Award Presentation Ceremony

Time: Oct. 13th (Sunday), 10:30-12:00

Venue: Run Run Shaw International Conference Centre, First Floor Lobby

Guest: Prof.Xu Yangsheng(President)   Han Song

Anchor:Prof.Zhao Junhua

 

Literature Exhibition: ‘Gates of Time and Space’

Time: Sept. 11th – Oct. 13th

Venue: University Library 1F

 

Science Fiction Writing Competition (in Chinese or in English)

 Writing Submission: Aug. 26th-Sept. 25th

· Theme: Including but not limited to Space Opera, Alien Civilization, Time Travel, Cyberpunk, Artificial Intelligence, etc.

· Word Count: 1500-15000

· Please submit via Email: scifi2019@163.com

*When submitting, please indicate: Science Fiction Writing Competition + *Title*

 

· Awards:

1 First Prize

3 Second Prize

5 Third Prize

10 Finalists

* Prize-winners will come on stage at the Closing & Award Presentation Ceremony of the 2019 UAC Literature & Art Festival to receive the award. Excellent works will be published in Science Fiction MOOK "Galaxy's Edge".

 

MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU~