Monday, July 18, 2011

Joan Slonczewski's syllabus for course on Biology and Science Fiction

  1. Evolution
    1. The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells
    2. Galápagos, by Kurt Vonnegut
  2. Ecology 
    1. Dune, by Frank Herbert
    2. A Door into Ocean, by Joan Slonczewski
  3. Genetics and Molecular Biology
    1. Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton
    2. Brain Plague, by Joan Slonczewski
(From Saturday evening Readercon panel on Science Fiction for Today's Undergraduate)


  1. Finally got around to clicking on that link, way too late. It was only free Apr 4-5. Thanks, anyway.