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Crossovers and Verisimilitude in the Shared Universe

When you have a shared universe, one of the biggest benefits is the crossover–bringing characters from one show within the property over to another show. … 1,655 more words

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Conclusion: will this research be a 5 year mission?

This series is only the first step in our Anthropology in Outerspace project. Indeed, when we started writing it, we asked ourselves: ”what are the representations of anthropologists and anthropology in science-fiction?”. 1,191 more words

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The Cool, the Nerdy and the Geeky: Rayna's Response

This post is part of the series Anthropology in Outerspace which examines representations of anthropology in science-fiction. To read previous installments in this series, consult the related contents section at the end of this post or select the series in the ”Our Series” menu in the right sidebar.  506 more words

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Stargate SG-1 season 6

The Daniel-is-dead season.  Basically he agreed to guest-star only if he liked the script, and then he agreed to come back in 7 because thought being de-ascended would add enough new interest to his character (and presumably whatever other disputes he had with the show were sorted out). 255 more words

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Stargate SG-1 season 5

Daniel appears farthest back on the DVD/iTunes cover for this season, which echos what happens to his role this season.

Season 5 is basically the nadir of the main SG-1 team, continuing its decline from breakout “six seasons and a movie” potential to fating it to live in SF obscurity. 3,005 more words

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Anthropologists: Ethnographic Heroes?

This post is part of the series Anthropology in Outerspace which examines representations of anthropology in science-fiction. To read previous installments in this series, consult the related contents section at the end of this post or select the series in the ”Our Series” menu in the right sidebar.  930 more words

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Anthropology in Outerspace: Representations of Anthropology in Science Fiction

“Archaeology is the anthropology of the past, and science fiction is the anthropology of the future.”

Joan D. Vinge

As avid science-fiction fans and graduate and undergraduate students of anthropology, we cannot help but notice whenever an anthropologist graces our TV screen during a…

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