Join us Friday, December 10th at 5pm EST to discuss Dune!
Maggie will be joined this time by Dr Amy Sturgis, Trevor Bierly, and Dominic Nardi – bring on the geekery!
Dr Maggie Parke – Maggie is the director of the Mythgard Institute, and she has her PhD in Adaptations and Fan Management. She lives in the wilds of north Wales, but teaches in London and at Signum University on the creative industries and business, fantasy, and science fiction literature, and she loves to facilitate conversation around books, films, and geekery.
Dr Amy H. Sturgis – Amy H. Sturgis earned her Ph.D. in Intellectual History from Vanderbilt University and specializes in the study of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and the Gothic. She serves as faculty at Lenoir-Rhyne University and Signum University, staff for the Hugo Award-winning StarShipSofa podcast, and Editor in Chief of Hocus Pocus Comics. Her official website is amyhsturgis.com.
Trevor Brierly– N. Trevor Brierly is a software engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. His background includes an MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in English from George Mason University. He is currently working on a Masters in Language and Literature from Signum University and concurrently serves as Events Team Lead, coordinating national academic conferences. He is coeditor of and contributor to Discovering Dune, a volume of essays on Dune, expected from McFarland in 2022.
Dr Dominic Nardi– Dominic is a political scientist with a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He has published academic articles about J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, and Blade Runner; coedited The Transmedia Franchise of Star Wars TV (Palgrave, 2020); and is a coeditor of and contributor to Dune for the 21st Century (McFarland, expected 2022).
The recording will also be on our YouTube channel after the event