The science and fiction research group is developing a dynamic research culture that examines and explores future-dreaming and world-building texts and contexts.
Our research focus
The group extends its research to other science fiction research clusters in Victoria, nationally and internationally.
It brings together scholars with different traditions, perspectives and approaches, engaging with the poetics and politics of science fiction wherever they may be found.
The group's eager to form new connections and research relationships with those interested in the technological, environmental, social and biological issues that science fiction draws attention to and comments on.
The research group is driven by a desire to refresh the definition of science fiction in the digital age, drawing upon convergence theory to assess its new trajectories and impacts.
The group considers science fiction a culturally defining media genre, and a complex and contradictory mode of philosophical and political enquiry.