Thursday, 24 July 2014
LonCon Panel 4: Military SF: Continuity and Change
My fourth panel at LonCon is called Military SF: Continuity and Change, and it is on Saturday, starting at 12:00 and ending at 13:30, and is being held in the London Suite 2 (ExCeL) .
The blurb for the panel is as follows:
Many of the classics of military SF, Heinlein's Starship Troopers and Haldeman's Forever War, sprung from the Korean and Vietnam Wars; the Cold War, with its looming threat of nuclear annihilation, spawned fresh responses.
How has military SF changed for modern audiences? Have its themes kept pace with changing perceptions and forms of war? What are some of the things military SF needs to be concerned with?
Myke Cole (Moderator), Joe Haldeman, Jean Johnson, Rohan Shah, and little old me.