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Saturday, January 19 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Furry and the "Other"

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Furry creatures have long been the "other" in science-fiction and fantasy, from the werewolves of classic myth to the war-like Kzinti; most of us first identified as furry by seeing ourselves in them. What's the meaning behind siding with the alien, and where does the concept of "the other" fit in modern furry storytelling?

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Brandy Lewis is a graduate student and researcher from the University of California, Riverside. Known primarily for her fiction works under the pseudonym Franklin Leo, her studies focus on posthuman theory, critical animal and vegan studies, science-fiction and fantasy literature... Read More →

Tonya Song

Tonya Song is an American Indian (O'otham)/Mexican musician, educator, and writer. As a composer, her music focuses on western styles and Native styles combined. She has worked with many tribes across the US on music and art related projects as well as policy and activism. In the... Read More →

Saturday January 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Marriott: Guadalupe

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