Nick S.

SF Media in Context: Horizon Zero Dawn

Nicholas Silcox Prof. Kimon Keramidas Science Fiction: Humanity, Technology, the Present, The Future 04.07.2020 Essay 3: SF Media In Context — Horizon Zero Dawn In recent years, there has been an increase in concern with the nonhuman in both popular culture and within academia. The primary motivators for the increased relevancy of the nonhuman are [...]

By |2020-05-12T16:37:37-05:00April 7th, 2020|Essay 3, Nick S., Uncategorized|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

Essay 2 – SF in Context, Trouble on Triton by Samuel R. Delany

Nicholas Silcox Professor Kimon Keramidas Science Fiction: Humanity, Technology, the Present, the Future 02/25/2020 Essay 2: SF in Context Samuel R. Delany is considered a giant among speculative fiction writers for his prolific career and literary style. Delany commonly used speculative fiction as a way to explore philosophy and theory, and wrote literary criticism that [...]

By |2020-05-12T15:51:44-05:00February 25th, 2020|Essay 2, Nick S.|0 Comments

What is Science Fiction?

Defining science fiction has long been inherent to the genre itself, as authors of science fiction have proposed what makes the genre distinct from naturalistic fiction and other kinds of fiction other than simple thematic concerns. One such attempt that I find useful in thinking through the nature of science fiction is a theoretical framework [...]

By |2020-02-04T13:13:45-05:00February 4th, 2020|Nick S., What is SF|0 Comments
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