Field trip info and consent form

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy
3rd floor of Lillian H. Smith library
239 College Street
Toronto, ON , M5T 1R5
416-393-7748

4:30-5:30 Lecture, Show and Tell specifically for our class

5:30-7:00 Dinner in Toronto

7:00-9:00 John Scalzi and Gardner Dozois at the Merril Collection

Consent form
download here: Field-Trip-EN3950-SciFiLib
You MUST fill in, sign and submit the Consent Form before departure!!

here is a link to the library’s webpage:
http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/merril/location-hours.jsp

To get there by Subway:
From the 400 Southbound, take the 401 East and exit at Yorkdale. Park in the Yorkdale Mall parking lot, and get on the subway Southbound. Get off at the Queen’s Park station (University and College) and take the streetcar west to Spadina or Huron St. The library is between Spadina and Huron on the south side of college. 239 College St. W. The Merrill Collection is on the third floor.

Restaurants:

Real Thailand Restaurant
350 Bloor Street West (at Spadina)
Toronto, ON (416) 924-7444
515 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON (416) 516-3456
(fancy delicious veggie sandwiches & other food)
64 Oxford Street (in Kensington Market)
Toronto, ON (416) 927-1231

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Assignment 2

download it here: Science Fiction Assignment2

Lectures in PDFs

cyberpunk+neuromancer

bladerunner

cyborg manifesto+big big sky

ghost in the shell

the dispossessed

madmax2

embassytown

Online version of Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Ghost in the Shell

(thanks to Ryan Murphy for sending me the link)

Trip to Science Fiction library on November 17

Nov 17 Class Trip to Toronto:
Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy
3rd floor of Lillian H. Smith library
239 College Street
Toronto, ON , M5T 1R5
416-393-7748

4:30-5:30 Lecture, Show and Tell specifically for our class

5:30-7:00 Dinner in Toronto

7:00-9:00 John Scalzi and Gardner Dozois at the Merril Collection

http://whatever.scalzi.com/

  • Car pools will be organized.
  • There will be no class at 8:30am on November 17th

Presentation hand-out

Download it here: EN 3950 presentation

Assignment #1 Due October 13, 2011

Download the assignment here: Asst1 SciFi Futures

It is important to note that you are to choose just ONE of the questions on the hand-out, and just ONE text listed on the syllabus (required or optional) to analyze for this assignment. It must not be the same as the text you are working on for your presentation.

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