Talks/Publications

Keynotes, Invited Talks, and Conferences

Heffernan, T. 2017. “Which is the Man and which is the Monster?  Frankenstein, Ex Machina and Twenty-first Century Technoculture,” Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception, May 25-27, 2017 Thessaloniki.

Asp, K. 2017. “Unnatural Powers: AI, Ecology and the ‘Risks’ of Progress,” Cyborg Futures Workshop, March 31-April 1, 2017 Halifax, NS.

Heffernan, T. “Coding Life: Frankenstein, Monsters and Robots,” Bristol Festival of Ideas, April 2016. Invited.

Heffernan, T. “Robot Capital, Animals, and Rights Discourse,” Digital Cultures, University of the West of England, April 2016. Invited.

Heffernan, T. “From Petman to Pepper: Robot Emotions and the Deadly Logic of Cuteness,”  The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness Conference, University of Amsterdam, October, 2015. Keynote.

Heffernan, T. “Science, Fiction, and the Death Drive,” End Times Colloquium, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, July 2014. Keynote.

Heffernan, T. “Careless Rights: Humans, Animals, Robots,” Fictions of Threat Workshop, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, July 2014. Keynote.

Heffernan, T. “Robot Capital, Commodity Fetishism, and Rights Discourse,” Mosaic: A Matter of Life/death, University of Manitoba Winnipeg, October, 2014.

Asp, K. “Mortal Choices: Instrumentality and Freedom in Haraway’s Companion Species Relations,” Mosaic: A Matter of Life/death, University of Manitoba Winnipeg, October, 2014.

Articles

Heffernan, T. “The Post-Apocalyptic Imaginary: Science, Fiction, and the Death Drive” English Studies in Africa 58.1 (2015). Special Issue.

 

 

 

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