Science Fiction and Animals: from Jonathan Swift and HG Wells to Star Trek and Doctor Who; with Sherryl Vint, Robert McKay, and Tara Lomax

From Jonathan Swift’s talking horses to Star Trek’s Vulcans, and from HG Wells to Doctor Who, science fiction has tackled the big questions about our relationship with other animals.

Join the experts who work at the junction of literary criticism and animal studies to discover the themes in famous books, film, and TV – as well as the cult sci-fi stories that wrestle with food ethics, the boundaries of humanity, and alternative ways of living. more