Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Frankenstein Complex In Our Modern Society?

How did the articles that you read in Popular Science, Scientific American, Discover Magazine, NASA impact your thinking about the technology humans create?  Did the articles make you reconsider The Frankenstein Complex?  Please quote and cite your article(s) as you incorporate them within your blog response.  This blog response is due by Wednesday, October 28th at 2:30p.m.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Burros? Icky? Apes? Monsters?

How do the thematic elements(i.e.- humans' destruction, reversal of the expected, inferiority, etc...) presented in The Planet Of The Apes movie make us contemplate and wrestle with the concept of xenophobia? Does it pertain to any of the Science Fiction we have read? Use quotations from the movie and texts to support your claims. Respond to this blog by 2:30p.m. on Mon., Oct. 26th.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Xenophobia And Alien Planets?

As you viewed the Alien Planet Projects created by your peers, what did you notice?  How do these projects help us delve into the concept of xenophobia?  Please comment, share, argue, and critique the trends or ideas that you noticed.  Please complete this blog response during class today.