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learning from mr. spock: gunderman examines sci-fi as social commentary

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learning from mr. spock: gunderman examines sci-fi as social commentary

what if science fiction like the star trek series could teach us how to better understand and engage with the real world around us?that is the premise of a collection of scholarly articles written by five cultural researchers from around the country, including ut's hannah gunderman, a doctoral student in the department of geography.the papers apply a variety of social theories and geographic concepts to the legendary science fiction franchise. they also show how star trek has made relevant social and political commentary about each generation since its launch in the 1960s.the collection appears in a special issue of the geographical bulletin, the official journal of international geographical honor society gamma theta upsilon.gunderman--...