Monthly Archives: March 2020

Essay 2: 1984

1984 by George Orwell is an incredibly depressing, alternative future that would follow the events of World War II. It is a depressing alternative whereby revolution is betrayed by totalitarian defenders and citizens are not only controlled by physical, brute force, but by emotion and via their own minds as well – the psychology of [...]

By |2020-03-16T14:16:17-05:00March 16th, 2020|Essay 2, Lina|0 Comments

Project Proposal – Sorry to Bother You Script

Madison Blecki Professor Keramidas Science Fiction: HTPF 9 March 2020  A. Sorry to Bother You is a 2018, science fiction movie that highlights the story of Oakland resident Cassius “Cash” Green. The movie takes place in an alternate version of Oakland, where the most popular game show on T.V. is called I Got the Shit Kicked [...]

By |2020-03-11T23:40:50-05:00March 11th, 2020|Madison, Proposal|0 Comments

Project Proposal

a. description of the original text and its socio-cultural and historical contexts   Ray Bradbury’s “There Will Come Soft Rains” offers an eerie portrayal of life: detailing the last day alive of a mechanized house. Programmed according to its specific schedule, the house runs through its day cooking and cleaning for its owners. Yet, the [...]

By |2020-03-10T16:52:26-05:00March 10th, 2020|Proposal, Sarah Jane|0 Comments

Project Proposal: Welcome to the Dream World

1.Introduction of Paprika; Paprika is a 2006 Japanese Science Fiction anime film co-written and directed by Satoshi Kon, which adapted from the novel with the same name. It talks about a story a new psychotherapy treatment called dream therapy. It is achieved by a device called “DC mini” which allows therapists to cure patients by entering their [...]

By |2020-03-10T16:07:28-05:00March 10th, 2020|Kisum, Proposal|0 Comments

Project Proposal – Psychic Twitter

a. description of the original text and its socio-cultural and historic contexts: For my final project, I am drawing inspiration from an episode of the American science fiction television series The X-Files – “Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose,” which aired in October of 1995. This episode follows the assistance of a grumpy, old man, Clyde Bruckman, [...]

By |2020-03-10T15:35:05-05:00March 10th, 2020|Lina, Proposal|0 Comments

Project Proposal

Nicholas Silcox Professor Kimon Kermidas Science Fiction: Humanity, Technology, the Present, the Future 03/10/2020 Final Project Proposal: Entering Area X On the opening page of Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence, Timothy Morton asks the question that looms large over the Anthropocene and the experience of climate change — “[W]hat is happening?” (Morton [...]

By |2020-03-10T09:38:20-05:00March 10th, 2020|Nick S., Proposal|0 Comments

Project Proposal – Westworld: Escape the Maze

Westworld: Escape the Maze description of the original text and its socio-cultural and historical contexts; Westworld[1] is an American Science Fiction Western television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. It is based on the 1973 film of the same name, and its sequel Futureworld. The first season was released in 2016, the second [...]

By |2020-03-09T21:42:47-05:00March 9th, 2020|Austin A., Proposal|1 Comment
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