Monthly Archives: March 2011

Our Postmodern Selves Paralleling Our Postmodern Stories.

Although in class we have discussed the tropes of orientalism, techno-orientalism, feminism, and post-modernism in use in the SF/Anime genres, I wanted to take a look at how some of these exact same tropes are beginning to play themselves out in real life.  Last week and this week, we are beginning to look at texts that are beginning to come close to home in terms of our current technological development. Continue reading