Selected Genre Evolution Project presentations:
- "The Genre Evolution Project: The Past and Future of American Science
Fiction," Orizzonti del fantastico alle soglie del terzo millenio, Naples,
Italy, Oct 1999
- "SF Red in Tooth and Claw: The Genre Evolution Project Studies the
Struggles of the American Science Fiction Short Story," World Science
Fiction Convention, Chicago, Sep 2000
- "The Evolution of Characterization and Some Aspects of Style in 20th
Century American Science Fiction Magazine Short Stories," Modern Language
Association Convention, Washington, D.C., Dec 2000
- "Some Research Methods and The Example of Hard Science Fiction,"
Modern Language Association Convention, Washington, D.C., Dec 2000
- "Using Computers to Discover Cultural Truths: The Genre Evolution Project
Studies Science Fiction," National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington,
D.C., Jun 2001
- "How To Succeed in Science Fiction,"
(PowerPoint on the Web: view with Internet Explorer, click on slides for animation
effects, click onscreen controls to advance slides)
- "The Genre Evolution Project: Doing the Research of the Future," (PowerPoint presentation from Millennicon 19, Cincinnati, OH, 19 Mar 2005)
- "Methods & Magazine Covers," (PowerPoint presentation from Millennicon 19, Cincinnati, OH, 19 Mar 2005)
- "Collaborative Discovery: The Genre Evolution Project," (PowerPoint presentation from CLIFF Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, Cincinnati, OH, 8 Apr 2006)
Selected Genre Evolution Project papers:
- Rabkin, Eric S., and Carl P. Simon. "Age, Sex, and Evolution in the
Science Fiction Marketplace," Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, spring 2001, pp. 45-58.
- Rabkin, Eric S. "The Medical Lessons of Science Fiction," Literature and Medicine, spring 2001, pp. 13-25 (available online through Project Muse).
- Rabkin, Eric S., and Carl P. Simon, “L’Utopia e i suoi rapporti con il fantastico e la Fantasy” (written as “Fantasy and Utopia”), in Dall’utopia all’utopismo: Percorsi tematici, Vita Fortunati, Raymond Trousson, Adriana Corrado, eds. Naples: CUEN, 2003, pp. 127-139.
- Rabkin, Eric S., "Science Fiction and the Future of Criticism," PMLA, May 2004, pp. 457-473.
- Wright, Zachary C., Eric S. Rabkin, and Carl P. Simon, "The Exaggerated Reports of the Death of Science Fiction," The New York Review of Science Fiction, Dec 2005, pp. 1 + 4-8.
- Rabkin, Eric S., James B. Mitchell, and Carl P. Simon, "Who Really Shaped American Science Fiction?" Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Dec 2005, pp. 45-72.
- Simon, Carl P., and Eric S. Rabkin, "Culture, Science Fiction, and Complex Adaptive Systems: The Work of the Genre Evolution Project," Biocomplexity at the Cutting Edge of Physics, Systems Biology and Humanities, Gastone Castellani, Vita Fortunati, Elena Lamberti and Claudio Franceschi, eds., Bologna: Bononia U Pr, 2008, pp. 279-294.
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