Robert Markley (a chair of English at the University of

Lecture Title: "Marxists on Mars: Radical Politics and Radical Ecology in Twentieth-Century Science Fiction"

Date: November 5th (Friday)
Time: 12:30
Kresge 348

Professor Markley works in three main fields: eighteenth-century studies, cultural studies, and the history of Mars--a field in which he has just finished a major book project.

He publised books on Science Fiction, Virtual Realities, and Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Literature including Dying Planet: Mars and the Anxieties of Ecology from the Canals to Terraformation (Forthcoming), Fallen Languages: Crises of Representation in Newtonian England, Two-Edg'd Weapons: Style and Ideology in the Comedies of Etherege.