BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival: New Generation Thinker: Sarah Dillon

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Wombs On Legs? Science Fiction And The Control Of Reproduction

Is science fiction sexist? What roles for women does science fiction imagine? Taking a tour of speculative fiction from H. G. Wells’ nursing machines to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Battlestar Gallactica, Sarah Dillon, from the University of St Andrews, explores the relationship between freedom and reproductive control.


Part of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2013

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Part of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2013

BBC Radio 3’s festival of ideas returns to Sage Gateshead on 25, 26 and 27 October for a weekend of provocative debate, new ideas, music and performance. This year’s festival theme is “Who’s In Control?” Do workers or their bosses suffer most stress? Has twitter...

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