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Recovered Writing: PhD in English, Semeiotics Final Paper, Deconstructing the Human/Machine Hierarchy in the Works of Asimov and Dick, Fall 2007

This is the thirty-fourth post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engaging others with these ideas that played a formative role in my development as a scholar and teacher.

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Science Fiction

Ubik

“Thus, more than a substance, plastic is the very idea of infinite transformation. As it’s vulgar name indicates, it is ubiquity made visible…”

Roland Barthes

Recovered Writing: Handwritten Notes from 1st International Philip K. Dick Conference Dortmund, Nov 15-18, 2012

This is the thirty-first post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engaging others with these ideas that played a formative role in my development as a scholar and teacher.

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Size Matters

In the last month or so, the latest challenge to my sense of well-being as a Polycystic Kidney Disease patient has been pants.

Well, not pants precisely, but rather belts. 612 more words

Why I'm Swimming A Mile In The River Thames! | Beauty In Beta

Howdy lovlies,

Hope you’re all well?

Today’s post is a bit different than the norm, but I wanted to quickly chat to you about something that I’m going to be doing this year. 416 more words

Beauty In Beta

Tratamiento de creatinina en 3,3 PKD y Escenarios 3 Insuficiencia renal Recomendaciones

¿Cuál es el tratamiento recomendado para la creatinina 3,3 de PKD y la Etapa 3 Insuficiencia renal ? Vamos a discutir esta cuestión en el siguiente texto y encontrar la respuesta aquí. 308 more words