Julia Spahn

Julia Spahn studied English Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of Würzburg and at the University of Warwick, UK. Her main research interests are posthumanism & science fiction, Victorian poetry, and gender studies. She is currently a PhD student at the Graduate School of the Humanities in Würzburg and is working on a dissertation about “Post/Human Animals and Cyborg Subjectivities in Utopian New Zealand Literature”.

Posthuman = Postgender? (De)stabilising Binary Oppositions in 'Mass Effect'

15. Dezember 2014 ·
As literary critic Adam Roberts observes, Science Fiction, despite being generally regarded as a popular entertainment genre, offers quite a unique set of opportunities. On the one hand, it can be used to symbolically reaffirm the conservative status quo through its storyline: the system is disturbed by an intruding Other...
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