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Sunday, May 19 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Jewish vs. Israeli Sf

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Jewish and Israeli SF — shared worlds or alternate dimensions? American-Jewish writers who take up Jewish themes inhabit a universe and share sensitivities that are worlds apart from those those of their Israeli confrères. This proposed panel, featuring Sheldon Teitelbaum, Harry Turtledove, Rachel Swirsky and others, will map out both shared and divergent sensibilities  

Moderators
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Margaret Dunlap

Writer
Margaret Dunlap writes for the small and smaller screens. Credits include: television (Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Eureka, The Middleman), new media (The Lizzie Bennet Diaires, Emmy-winning transmedia adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice), animation (Marvel Rising... Read More →

Speakers
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Harry Turtledove

Guest of Honor: Harry Turtledove is one of Gaslight Gathering Guests of Honor. Harry Norman Turtledove was born in Los Angeles, CA on 14 June 1949. After failing out of his freshman year at Caltech, he attended UCLA, where he received a Ph.D. in Byzantine history in 1977. His dissertation... Read More →
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Sheldon Teitelbaum

Editor, Zion's Fiction LLC
Co-editor, 'Zion's Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Literature.' Former member, editorial board, Fantasia 2000. Published genre-related work in The Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem Report, The Los Angeles Times, Foundation, SF Eye, Wired and elsewhere. Completing 'More Zion's... Read More →


Sunday May 19, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
I/J Salon

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