Lisa Yaszek, Regents Professor of Science Fiction Studies

Posted April 11, 2022

Dr. Lisa Yazek was the scholarly expert quoted in the USA Today article, “Black History Month: How Octavia Butler’s legacy was born out of a bad science-fiction movie.” Lisa also spoke about why humans have always been fascinated with the grotesque and how that connects with our love of disturbing photographic imagery in the Bored Panda article, “Oddly Terrifying: 50 Of The Most Unsettling Images To Give You The Creeps.” 

There’s a new volume of women’s science fiction, Rediscovery, Volume 2: Science Fiction by Women (1953–1957) that was dedicated to Lisa

Author: Dr. Gregory Zinman