Samuel Gerald Collins

Science Fiction’s Emergent Anthropologies. SF Beyond Anthropological Science Fiction

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Science fiction and anthropology are separate projects, each developing according to its own logic, but there have been cross-hatchings where they have met and influenced each other. The late Nineteenth century, for example, saw both an anthropology and a science fiction in service of colonialism and racism through unilinear evolutionary tropes. SF and anthropology in the twentieth century, on the other hand, explored different configurations of cultural relativism as ways of not only understanding culture, but of exploring its future. The twenty-first century has also been generative of crossings between SF and anthropology, a «speculative anthropology» that promises to re-make both


  • Anthropological Science Fiction
  • Future
  • Utopia
  • Afrofuturism


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