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Friday, May 25 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Edgar Rice Burroughs, His Worlds and His Influences

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Panelists will introduce Burroughs to a new generation, describe some of his many literary accomplishments, and discuss his influences on both fiction and science.


J.G. "Huck" Huckenpohler

J. G. Huckenpöhler first discovered Edgar Rice Burroughs via the Sunday “Tarzan” strip by Burne Hogarth in the Spokane, Wash. Spokesman-Review during World War II, and discovered the Tarzan books and other Burroughs books after the war.  He has been a member of the Burroughs... Read More →
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Jess Terrell

Jess Terrell is an admin in the Facebook discussion group "For the Love of All Things Edgar Rice Burroughs". That discussion group, founded January 2016, is an up and coming venue for news, discussion, and research into the worlds, characters, stories, and life of Edgar Rice Burroughs... Read More →

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Aisha Matthews

Director of Literature Programs at Escape Velocity, Museum of Science Fiction
Aisha Matthews is a Ph.D. student in English Literature at Southern Methodist University, having finished her Master’s Degree at Southern New Hampshire University in early 2017. As an undergraduate at Yale (’13), she studied Young Adult Science Fiction Literature (alongside more... Read More →

Friday May 25, 2018 4:00pm - 4:50pm EDT
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