Panda Planet: An Intro to Chinese Science Fiction

november, 2017

15nov7:00 pmPanda Planet: An Intro to Chinese Science Fiction7:00 pm The Lingonberry, 218 W Water St


Event Details

Are you interested in science fiction and want to expand your reading list? Are you interested in China and want to experience a unique way of understanding its dynamic society? Or are you simply looking for new and exciting stories to read and fuel your imagination?

Come to The Lingonberry (218 W. Water) Wed. Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. to hear Luther College professor Andy Hageman provide an introduction to several contemporary Chinese science fiction writers, along with social and historical contexts. The program aims to reach a general reading audience, high school and older.

Hageman is a Decorah native who lived in Shanghai for six years, from 1996-2002, and has taught for six years at Luther College. He and his household spent part of the summer 2017 in Beijing and with family in Sichuan Province. He teaches in the Paideia program and courses in film, American literature, science fiction, and environmental studies.

“Panda Planet” is brought to you by Decorah Public Library and hosted by The Lingonberry. BYOB welcome for attendees who are 21+. Under 21: feel free to bring something nonalcoholic to drink.

Call Decorah Public Library at 382-3717 for more information.



(Wednesday) 7:00 pm


The Lingonberry

218 W Water St