Marleen S. Barr
Marleen Barr teaches communication and media studies at Fordham University, New York City. She is notable for her significant contributions to science fiction studies, for which she won a Pilgrim Award from the Science Fiction Research Association in 1997. Her primary contributions have been her foundational work in the field of feminist science fiction criticism; her 1981 anthology Future Females: A Critical Anthology "served as an introduction and eye-opener to the field of Feminist Science Fiction."
- Alien to Femininity: Speculative Fiction and Feminist Theory (1987)
- Feminist Fabulation: Space/Postmodern Fiction (1992)
- Lost in Space: Probing Feminist Science Fiction and Beyond (1993)
- Genre Fission: A New Discourse Practice for Cultural Studies (2000)
Edited Works of Criticism
- Future Females: A Critical Anthology (1981) (editor)
- Future Females, The Next Generation: New Voices and Velocities in Feminist Science Fiction Criticism (2000) (editor)
- Envisioning the Future: Science Fiction and the Next Millennium (2003) (editor)
- Reading Science Fiction (2009) (co-editor, with James Gunn and Matthew Candelaria)
- Oy Pioneer! (novel; 2003)
- Fulbright lectureship, University of Dortmund, Germany (2006)
- Distinguished Scholar grant, Japan (2000)
- Fulbright lectureship, University of Tübingen, Germany (1989–1990)
- Fulbright lectureship to the University of Düsseldorf, Germany (1983–84)
- Pilgrim Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction criticism (1997) Science Fiction Research Association
- The Locus Index to SF Awards, Science Fiction Research Association Awards.
- See, e.g., C. Jason Smith & Ximena Gallardo C., "Oy Science Fiction", Reconstruction v.5, n.4 (Fall 2005) ("Marleen S. Barr is a pioneer of feminist science fiction criticism"); Inez van der Spek, Alien Plots, p.42; David Seed, A Companion to Science Fiction, p.52; etc.
- Lorie Sauble-Otto, "Review of Barr, Future Females", Rocky Mountain Review (Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association), v.57, n.2 (Fall 2003).
- "Science Fiction Scholar Receives Fulbright," Oct. 10, 2006, Fordham In Focus: Faculty and Research.
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