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Philosophical, Experimental, and Speculative Fiction: Xenogenesis, by O. Butler

December 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We’ll be reading and discussing the Xenogenesis trilogy by Octavia E Butler. Come for one book or the entire trilogy!

12/4 @ 7:00pm – Dawn
12/18 @ 7:00pm – Adulthood Rites
1/8 @ 7:00pm – Imago

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilith%27s_Brood
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/series/41747-xenogenesis

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Group description:
Our intention is to read a novel roughly every two weeks (no more than ~300 pages), and then come together to discuss that novel’s themes and ideas, largely from a philosophical perspective, though we’ll also touch upon writer’s craft and the literary construction of the novel.

Conversations will be lightly moderated so that we remain on track, but the substance of our discussions will mostly be determined by the concerns and interests of those in attendance.

Please send a private message if you’d like to be added to this group’s Slack channel, where conversation may occur prior to our biweekly meetings.

Details

Date:
December 4, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/meetup-group-Philosophy101/events/274664611/