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FB-11495-73

Patricia S. Warrick
University of Wisconsin Center, Fox Valley (Menasha, WI 54952)

Science Fiction as a Tool for Studying Alternatives in a Changing Society

An exploration of the potential of science fiction literature as a tool for studying social change, assigning values, and making choices in a technological society. The study will be limited to one aspect: the computer and the ways that cybernetics is altering our society and may alter it in the future.

Project fields:
American Literature; Sociology

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 6/30/1974