Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES—The annual Williamson Lectureship Luncheon at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is set for 11:45 a.m. on Friday, April 11 with special guest of honor Steven Gould and ENMU professor Christopher Stasheff. The Lectureship honors the late world-renowned science fiction author and retired ENMU professor Jack Williamson.
Gould is the author of Wildside, Helm, Jumper, Jumper: Griffin’s Story, and Reflex, as well as numerous short stories.
Gould’s novel is the basis for the 20th Century Fox blockbuster movie "Jumper."
The Lectureship also welcomes special guest and ENMU faculty member Christopher Stasheff, author of several series of novels featuring a wizard or warlock as the main character.
The Lectureship opens with luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on April 11, with comments by the guests and the mistress of ceremonies, author Connie Willis. Following lunch, Golden Library will host panels at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. featuring the Lectureship guests and other visiting writers on science fiction in film and new directions in science fiction and fantasy.
Reservations for lunch are required and payment of $8 will be accepted at the door. Panel presentations are free and open to the public and the University community.
For more information or reservations, call 575.562.2315 or e-mail Patrice Caldwell at email@example.com.