Butler, Octavia. 1995. “Bloodchild.” In Bloodchild. New York: Tor.

Tarkovsky, A. (1972). Solaris. New York, NY: Janus Films. (Available through NYU Libraries here) (On NYU Stream)

Geek of the Week

  • Maxime
    • Ridley Scott et al., Alien, Horror, Sci-Fi (Brandywine Productions, 1979). (Available on NYU Stream)
  • Jiaxuan
    • Pendleton Ward and Mike L. Mayfield, “Hunters Without a Home,” The Midnight Gospel, April 20, 2020. (Available on NYU Stream)
    • Joe Bennett and Charles Huettner, Scavengers, Animation, Short, Fantasy, 2016. (Available on NYU Stream)

Theory and Commentary

Dick, Steven J. 2006. Anthropology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Anthropology Today 22(2): 3-7.

Kirksey, S. Eben & Stephan Helmreich. 2010. The Emergence of Multispecies Ethnography. Cultural Anthropology 25(4): 545-76.

Le Guin, Ursula K. 1974. The Author of the Acacia Seeds and Other Extracts from the Journal of Therolinguistics. From Fellowship of the Stars, Terry Carr, ed. New York: Simon and Schuster.


Peter Bright, “Microsoft terminates its Tay AI chatbot after she turns into a Nazi,” 24 March 2016, Ars Technica.

Jessica Miley, “Meet Imma,” 23 January 2019, Interesting Engineering.