Cinematheque: Blade Runner

Wednesday, March 01, 2017, 7:00 pm
Venue: JO 2.604
Ticket: Free
Season: 2016-17

Cosponsored by Meteor Theater and the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology, this evening features a film followed by a short question and answer session with members of the industry.

Discussion after the film with Sabrina Starnaman

About Blade Runner

Released in 1982, Blade Runner is a science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford. A loose film adaptation of the 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the film takes place in a dystopian Los Angeles where genetically-engineered replicants are manufactured for use on other planets.

About the Discussion Leader

Sabrina Starnaman is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UT Dallas who teaches courses on science fiction and fantasy literature, the literature of science and studies in women’s literature. Her studies in literature often examine representation of the body, particularly representations of gender and disability. She is an affiliated faculty member with the Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology and is serving as Acting Director for the current academic year.

For more information contact:
Arts and Performance Office
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