Media

Asimov, Isaac. 2004 (1950). “Runaround” and “Reason” in I, Robot. New York: Bantam Dell.

One of

  • Fritz Lang. (1927). Metropolis. New York, NY: Kino International. (Available through NYU Stream and NYU Kanopy)
  • Scott, Ridley. Blade Runner – The Final Cut. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 1982. (Available through NYU Stream)

Geek of the Week

  • Moira
    • Oshi, Mamoru. 1995. Ghost in the shell. [Japan]: Masamune Shirow. (On NYU Stream)
  • Xiuzhu
    • Ken Liu, “Good Hunting (Part 1 of 2),” Strange Horizons, Issue: 2012 Fund Drive Special, October 9, 2012.
    • Martin Heidegger, “The Question Concerning Technology,” in The Question Concerning Technology, and Other Essays, trans. William Lovitt, 1st ed, Harper Colophon Books ; CN 419 (New York: Harper & Row, 1977). (ONLY READ PGS. 12-18)
    • Sci-Fi Short Film: Pinki | DUST. (2021, January 12). [Video]. YouTube.

Theory and Commentary

Battaglia, Debbora. 2001. Multiplicities: An Anthropologist’s Thoughts on Replicants and Clones in Popular Film.Critical Inquiry 27(3): 493-514.

Gray, C. H., ed. 1995. Part 4: In the Imagination. In The Cyborg Handbook. New York: Routledge.

Assignments

Essay 2 Due