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Kaylee Frye: Slaying the Angel in the House

Kaylee Frye: Slaying the Angel in the House | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

Article by Caitlin Boreliz. Kaylee and feminism! I've been waiting for something like this. 

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History of Science Fiction - Places & Spaces: Mapping Science

History of Science Fiction - Places & Spaces: Mapping Science | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

Beautiful.

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The Bat-Class

The Bat-Class | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

Casey Michel: The class is part of Rice's student-taught course program, which allows students to teach a one-hour, one-credit course to fellow students.

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Teaching New Forms of Storytelling, from Database Narratives to Quantum Journalism

Teaching New Forms of Storytelling, from Database Narratives to Quantum Journalism | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Fascinating ideas. @profsivek on teaching new forms of storytelling in journalism, via MediaShift.
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The SciFri Book Club Visits 'Flatland' : NPR

The SciFri Book Club Visits 'Flatland' : NPR | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the Science Friday Book Club meeting to discuss Edwin Abbott's classic Flatland. The book, published in 1884 under the pseudonym "A.
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10 Literary Devices, And Where You Can Find Them in Science Fiction

10 Literary Devices, And Where You Can Find Them in Science Fiction | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
For thousands of years, humans have been creating stories — and for just as long, they've been coming up with words to describe all the tools and techniques that make a story work.
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11 College Classes in Pop Culture

11 College Classes in Pop Culture | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
What's super neat-o awesome about a liberal arts education is that you can take a class on the mechanics of Doc Brown's time machine in Back to the Future, and you will leave knowing so much more about the world than you could've possibly expected.
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Caped Crusaders 101: Composition Through Comic Books

by Jeffrey Kahan and Stanley Stewart

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ComicsResearch.org: Academic Resources

ComicsResearch.org: Academic Resources | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

Journal articles, theses and dissertations, conferences, so much stuff.

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StarTalk Live! A Night at the Neptune Theatre (Part 1) | StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson

StarTalk Live! A Night at the Neptune Theatre (Part 1) | StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Science, pop culture & comedy collide on StarTalk w/ astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-hosts, celebrities & scientists.
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University Courses on Batman, 'Starcraft,' Being a Jedi Knight - Asylum.com

University Courses on Batman, 'Starcraft,' Being a Jedi Knight - Asylum.com | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

Interesting list, though let's steer away from this abuse of terms like "geek" and "nerd." They don't mean what they did twenty years ago (or fifty) and classes like those in this list aren't so marginal any more. 

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Free Science Fiction Classics on the Web: Huxley, Orwell, Asimov, Gaiman & Beyond

Free Science Fiction Classics on the Web: Huxley, Orwell, Asimov, Gaiman & Beyond | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
Today we're bringing you a roundup of some of the great Science Fiction, Fantasy and Dystopian classics available on the web.
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PHIL-180 Philosophy and Star Trek | 2012-2013 Fall and Spring Course Catalog | Georgetown University

PHIL-180 Philosophy and Star Trek | 2012-2013 Fall and Spring Course Catalog | Georgetown University | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it

Offered by Professor Linda Wetzel. I would go back to being an undergraduate to take this class.

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You Can't Go Home Again: The Place of Tradition in Firefly's Dystopian Utopia and Utopian Dystopia

By Robert Brown, Head of Architecture at the School of Architecture, Design and Environment, University of Plymouth, U.K. 

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ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies

ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies | Pop Culture in Education | Scoop.it
ImageText is a journal dedicated to the academic study of all comics: comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, comix, and others.
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