Virginia L. Conn reviews the new collection of scientific fiction from Chen Qiufan and Kai-Fu Lee, “AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future.”
Virginia L. Conn
Virginia L. Conn is a lecturer at Stevens Institute of Technology. She researches depictions of the “new socialist human” in socialist science fiction and how those depictions guided policy decisions in Mao-era China, Soviet Russia, and East Germany.
Hao Jingfang’s “Vagabonds” considers the reflexive matrix of Chinese and Western cultural perceptions.
Virginia L. Conn visits "Invisible Planets," a collection of Chinese SF stories and criticism edited and translated by Ken Liu.