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April 13, 1999

A Symposium: Southern Accents in Science Fiction

"Science fiction is the dialogue of a technological society with itself." -- I.F. Clarke

Wednesday, June 2, 7:00 pm
@ Admiral Semmes Radisson Hotel Ballroom
"The Battle of Antietam and the Outcome of the Civil War"
Prof. Wendell Houston, History Department, University of South Alabama
Followed by panel discussion.

Thursday, June 3, 7:00 pm
@ Admiral Semmes Radisson Hotel Ballroom
"Southern Accents in Science Fiction"
Dr. Gregory Benford, University of California-Irvine
Followed by panel discussion. Radisson Ballroom.

Friday, June 4, 7:00 pm
@ Admiral Semmes Radisson Hotel Activity Room
Authors Gregory Benford, Kathleen Goonan, Andy Duncan, and Jack McDevitt
read from their science-fiction stories.

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Events free and open to the public.

Sponsored by: The Harbinger

Co-sponsored by Science Fiction Research Association

Project funded by a grant from the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information, call Dr. Tom Brennan at (334) 460-6146 or email

The Harbinger, P.O. Box U-980, Mobile, AL 36688-0001