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Solaris (1972) and Queer Science

I watched Tarkovsky’s film adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s 1961 novel, Solaris, today and I think it warrants a blog-post. The film follows Kris, aptly given the surname Kelvin, who is a scientist of Solaris, a peculiar electro-magnetic ocean on a foreign planet. The project lasts for years with a space ship and scientists commissioned to orbit Solaris in order to better […]

Science of Attraction and Gold! Gold! Gold! as Love-Object

Oh Queer Science prelims list: I’m so excited by you, and yet,  you can be so damning. This is definitely going to be the list that gives me the most headache in terms of its actual construction. I’m beginning to realize that it’s not simply a list of “queer theory” and “science studies”—no, not that at all. I definitely […]