2017年英语教师发展主题系列工作坊之Posthumanism

课程时间    开始:2017-06-05 16:00    结束:2017-06-05 17:30

报名时间    开始:2017-05-25 10:30    结束: 2017-06-04 17:00

 课时数:2课时

任课老师:John Rieder

报名名额:100

上课地址:北校区七教 523会议室

课程介绍:

                               Posthumanism

一、主讲嘉宾:John Rieder

二、时间:6月5日(周一)16:00-17:30

三、地点:北校区七教523会议室

四、讲座内容:

  The development of cybernetics and the question of artificial intelligence raise questions about the distinctive quality of human consciousness that receive added urgency from the emerging fields of Human-Animal Studies and ecocriticism. This talk will focus on the career of Donna Haraway in her successive concern with primate studies, cyborgs, companion species, and the Anthropocene. 

五、主讲人简介:

John Rieder is a Professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is the author of three books: Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System (2017), Colonialism and the Emergence of Science Fiction (2008), and Wordsworth's Counterrevolutionary Turn: Community, Virtue, and Vision in the 1790s (1997). He has published more than three dozen essays and book chapters on a wide variety of topics and is a co-editor of the journal Extrapolation. He won the Science Fiction Research Association's Pioneer Award in 2011 for the best essay of 2010, "On Defining Science Fiction, or Not: Genre Theory, SF, and History” which has subsequently been translated into French, German, and Hungarian. He regularly teaches courses on critical theory, nineteenth century literature, genre theory, and science fiction.