**This list will be periodically updated throughout the course and to support ongoing research.**


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Bratton, Benjamin H., and Ed Keller. “Actually We Found More Than One Pulse, Sir”, Pulsation in Architecture. Plantation, FL: J Ross Publishing, 2011

Brunner, John. The Shockwave Rider. New York: Harper & Row, 1975

Burroughs, William S. Immortality. [publication date needed]

Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. New York: Doubleday, 1977

Ellsworth, Elizabeth and Jamie Kruse, editors. Making the Geologic Now. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2013

Hanson, Robin D. “The Rapacious Hardscrapple Frontier”Year Million: Science at the Far Edge of Knowledge. Atlas Books, 2008.

Herbert, Frank. Dune. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1965

Keller, Ed, et al., editors. Leper Creativity: Cyclonopedia Symposium. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2012

Land, Nick. Meltdown. 1996  (Audio performance HERE.)

May, Kyle, editor. CLOG: Sci-Fi. New York: CLOG, 2013

Reynolds, Simon. Renegade Academia: The Cybernetic Culture Research Unit. 2009

Rossi, Umberto. A Little Something About Dead Austronauts. DePauw University, Science Fiction Studies, 2009

Stross, Charles. Accelerando. New York: Ace, 2005

Stross, Charlie. How low (power) can you go? 2012

Trigg, Dylan. “the real cape kennedy is inside your head”. 2011

Vinge, Vernor. Rainbows End. New York: Tor Books, 2006

Watts, Peter. Blindsight. New York: Tor Books, 2006

Watts, Peter. The Island. The New Space Opera 2, 2009

Watts, Peter. The Things. Clarkesworld Magazine, January 2010

Weber, Samuel. Displacing the Body: The Question of Digital Democracy. 1996

Witmore, Michael. Text: A Massively Addressable Object. Wine Dark Sea, 2010

Woodard, Ben. On an Ungrounded Earth. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2013



Abrams, J.J. Super 8. Paramount Pictures, 2008

Alvart, Christian. Pandorum. Constantin Film Produktion / Impact Pictures, 2009

Anderson, Paul. Event Horizon. Golar Productions / Impact Pictures / Paramount Pictures, 1997

Antonioni, Michelangelo. Red Desert. Produced by Antonio Cervi, 1964

Assayas, Olivier. Demonlover. Citizen Films, et al., 2002

Blomkamp, Neill. District 9. TriStar Pictures, 2009

Blomkamp, Neill. Elysium. TriStar Pictures, 2013

Boyle, Danny. Sunshine. DNA Films, et al., 2007

Carpenter, John. The Thing. Universal Pictures, 1982

Cuaron, Alfonso. Gravity. Warner Bros., 2013

De Palma, Brian. Mission to Mars. Touchstone Pictures, 2000

Godard, Jean-Luc. Alphaville. Athos Films, et al., 1965

Guzman, Patricio. Nostalgia for the Light. Atacama Productions, et al., 2010

Herzog, Werner. Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Creative Differences, et al., 2010

Herzog, Werner. Lessons of Darkness. Canal+ / Premiere / Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, 1992

Jonze, Spike. Her. Annapurna Pictures, 2013

Kon, Satoshi. Paprika. Madhouse / Paprika Film Partners / SPE Japan, 2006

Kubrick, Stanley. 2001: A Space Odyssey. MGM, 1968 (developed concurrently with Arthur C. Clarke’s novel 2001: A Space Odyssey.)

Lucas, George. THX 1138. Warner Bros. / American Zoetrope, 1971

McTeigue, James. V for Vendetta. Warner Bros., 2005

Oshii, Mamoru. Ghost in the Shell. Bandai Visual Company, et al., 1995

Oshii, Mamoru. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence. Bandai Visual Company, et al., 2004

Soderbergh, Steven. Solaris. Twentieth Century Fox, 2002  (see also: Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris1972,  based on Stanislaw Lem’s novel Solaris, published in 1961.)

Twohy, David. Pitch Black. Polygram / Interscope, 2000

von Trier, Lars. Melancholia. Zentropa, et al., 2011

Wachowski, Andy and Lana. The Matrix. Warner Bros., 1999

Wintherbottom, Michael. Code 46. Revolution Films / BBC, 2003

Wise, Robert. The Andromeda Strain. Universal Pictures, 1971

Zemeckis, Robert. Contact. Warner Bros., 1997


Lectures & Podcasts

Keller, Ed. Agents of Revolutionary Time. Presented at the PROTO/E/CO/LOGICS Symposium, 2011.

Joy, Eileen. – Publishing Manifesto: The Medieval Archipelago. Interview by Leopold Lambert on Archipelago, 2013.


See Also:

King Crimson. In the Court of the Crimson King. Island / Atlantic, 1969

Sunn O))). “Blood Swamp”, Altar. Southern Lord / Inoxia Records, 2006. and Monoliths & Dimensions. Southern Lord, 2009

Brian Eno. Ambient 4: On Land. EG Records, 1982