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IN FOCUS: Science Fiction in the University of Leeds Special Collections

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Art Gallery event - Science Fiction talk

Date: Saturday 29 Mar 2014

Location: The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free Event

The third in our new Saturday morning talks series, this week we take a look at a unique collection of Science Fiction items from the University of Leeds Library.

To coincide with our new display, Dreams of a Low Carbon Future (10 February- 31 March 2014), this discussion will highlight works from the Science Fiction Collection, held in the Library's Special Collections.

There will be opportunity to see early pulp magazines, illustrated volumes and rare editions of highly influential works of SF literature. Come along to learn more about these futures past and the history of the collections. A short presentation will be followed by questions and discussion.

Find out more about the University of Leeds' Special Collections on their website pages: http://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections

Leeds Festival of Science will be hosting a number of related events just outside the Gallery on Saturday 29th March so why not make a day of it and visit these free events after our talk. Find out more on their website.