Title: Is Space Opera Science Fiction?

Status: confirmed

Proposed by:


Traditionally, Space Opera is seen as Science fiction. This panel is to discuss whether this is indeed the case, or whether the genre would be better described as a form of Fantasy. This is to be a group discussion, led by the panelists. Specific examples will be looked at, which will include LMB's Vorkosigan universe, as well as Star Wars as a counterpoint.

Room Notes:

Tags: Books & Literature, Science fiction

Confirmed panellists: Elaine Walker, John Parker

No additional panellists have been suggested.

Room: Montana B

Time: Friday 10:00 AM

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