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Notes from Science Fiction Research Association Conference 2019

Science Fiction Research Association Conference 2019 Chaminade University (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA) June 21-24, 2019 The Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA)’s 2019 conference was held in

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Comparisons between Naomi Alderman’s The Power and the Dune Series

I’ve just finished Naomi Alderman’s novel The Power (2016) after it was recommended by several colleagues. It was a quick-moving, enjoyable read, and potentially a good ‘gateway’

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Flatland: The Movie in Science Fiction Class

The 2007 animated short film Flatland: The Movie featuring the voices of Martin Sheen and Kristen Bell appears to be a popular teaching tool in math

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Ethnography Activity for The Left Hand of Darkness

One of the main issues in Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel The Left Hand of Darkness (1969) is ethnography and its limitations. The main character

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Epic World-Building in Dune Article Published!

I am very excited to announce that my article on Frank Herbert’s Dune entitled “Epic World-Building: Names and Cultures in Dune“ has been published in Names: A Journal

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The Time Has Come

Having embarked on my PhD studies near the bottom of the world, my mind feels full to the brim of information from conversations, conferences, news,

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