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. (1982) Blade Runner – The Final Cut. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video. (Available through NYU Stream)

Geek of the Week

  • Huda
    • About Cowboy Bebop: Set in 2071, in a post-apocalyptic world where Earth has become largely uninhabitable, the story follows a ragtag group of bounty hunters, known as cowboys, aboard the spaceship “Bebop.” As they traverse planets and moons in search of wanted fugitives, each cowboy contends with shadows from the past they can’t outrun.
    • Yoshiyuki Takei and Shin’ichirô Watanabe, “Speak Like a Child,” Cowboy Bebop, October 28, 2001. (Available through NYU Stream)
    • Yoshiyuki Takei and Shin’ichirô Watanabe, “Brain Scratch,” Cowboy Bebop, November 11, 2001. (Available through NYU Stream)

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. Selections from Part 4: In the Imagination. In The Cyborg Handbook. New York: Routledge.


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