Russian Scholar To Present Talk On ‘Space Future In Science Fiction’ Monday At UND

The University of North Dakota Department of Space Studies will host Larisa Mikhaylova for a presentation titled “Models of Space Future in Science Fiction 2000-2012.”

Mikhaylova, a faculty member at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, will talk about whether international cooperation is essential for the humankind movement into the universe. This and related questions will be approached from perspective of comparative Russian and American film and literature research.

An editor, literary critic and translator, Mikhaylova teaches world literature and courses in science fiction. Her daughter, Iva Gerasimenko, is a UND Space Studies graduate student.

When: 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 21

Where: Ryan Hall, Room 111

If you’re unable to attend in person, view the live webcast via Connect Pro at  (sign in as a guest) or use your Connect-Pro log-in.

A live webcast is also available at

Useful links:
UND Space Studies

UND Aerospace

SETI Institute video featuring Larisa Mikhaylova

Juan Miguel Pedraza
UND Office of University Relations
701-777-6571 office 701-740-1321 cell