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Add free, open Science Fiction courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-270-anthropology-through-speculative-fiction-fall-2009/ MIT non-degree Prof. Erica James, Prof. Stefan Helmreich Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English






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Publish my article in a WUaS academic journal in this subject[edit]

Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

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Vinge, Vernor. 2006. Rainbows End: A Novel With One Foot In The Future. Tor Books.


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Le Guin, Ursula K. 2004. Chronicles of Earthsea: Ursula Le Guin's books include A Wizard of Earthsea, The Dispossessed, The Left Hand of Darkness and many others. This is an edited transcript of her online Q&A, in which she answered readers' questions about anarchism, utopias, Harry Potter, her favourite planets and the best Dr Who. February 9. The Guardian.


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Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror. 2010. University of Pennsylvania's "The Online Books Page". Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.

Science Fiction Films. 2010. UC Berkeley Science Fiction Films Library Page. Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley.


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50000BTU_barbecue. 2012. Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Depressing Sci-fi You've Ever Read?. August 07. ask.slashdot.org

Adams, Douglas. 2014. Douglas Adams. Wikipedia.

anlashok. 2014. Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk. September 13. science.slashdot.org/story/14/09/13/2140210/why-atheists-need-captain-kirk.

Arcite. 2011. The Encyclopedia of Sci-fi Goes Live Online. December 12. news.slashdot.org.

Doctor Who. 2014. Doctor Who. Wikipedia.

HarperDog. 2012. The Science Fiction Effect. February 8. news.slashdot.org

Kessler, Sarah. 2010. 11 Astounding Sci-Fi Predictions That Came True. September 25. Mashable.com.

mvdwege. 2012. Ask Slashdot: Most Underappreciated Sci-Fi Writer?. August 08. ask.slashdot.org/

Newitz, Annalee. 2012. How copyright enforcement robots killed the Hugo Awards. io9.com.

Palmer, Roxanne. 2014. A scientific fact-check of 2001: A Space Odyssey Would a real-life HAL become a homicidal maniac?. July 23. theweek.com/article/index/264686/a-scientific-fact-check-of-2001-a-space-odyssey.

Penmanpro. 2012. Hugo Awards Live Stream Cut By Copyright Enforcement Bot. September 03. entertainment.slashdot.org

Rosen, Rebecca. 2013. Why Today's Inventors Need to Read More Science Fiction: MIT researchers Dan Novy and Sophia Brueckner argue that the mind-bending worlds of authors such as Philip K. Dick and Arthur C. Clarke can help us not just come up with ideas for new gadgets, but anticipate their consequences. SEP 20. theatlantic.com.

Science Fiction Resources. 2010. U.C. Berkeley Film Studies Science Fiction Resources. Berkeley, CA: UC Berkeley.


To Post


http://entertainment.slashdot.org/story/12/08/22/0210216/neal-stephenson-on-fiction-games-and-saving-the-world

http://news.slashdot.org/story/12/09/03/0557258/among-others-wins-hugo-for-best-novel

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-270-anthropology-through-speculative-fiction-fall-2009/readings/

https://asunews.asu.edu/20140424-smithsonian-project-hieroglyph

http://science.slashdot.org/story/14/09/27/1149226/expedition-42-iss-crew-embraces-douglas-adams

http://entertainment.slashdot.org/story/14/12/07/0620253/overly-familiar-sci-fi


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ADEÏDA, Kenza. 2014. Next Step in Reading: Physically Experiencing Characters’ Feelings?. atelier.net.


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Science Fiction to Science Fabrication Lab at MIT. 2014. http://scifi2scifab.media.mit.edu/


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