Framework for Analyzing Science Fiction Texts (handout from Professor Belli, August 30th)

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA)

Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction (University of Kansas)

Feminist Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Utopia

The Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy (UC Riverside)

Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy (Toronto Public Library)

The Internet Speculative Fiction Database

Science Fiction Films

Science Fiction Studies (journal)

Extrapolation (journal)

Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction 1780-1910 (online exhibit, Smithsonian)

Science Fiction at City Tech


Science Fiction in NYC

[Groups, Collections, Bookstores]

Science Fiction at the NYPL (New York Public Library)

Singularity & Co. (NYC’s Only Vintage Scifi, Fantasy and Pulp Bookstore, in Brooklyn right by City Tech!)

New York Science Fiction Society (The Lunarians, Inc.)

Columbia University Science Fiction Society

The New York Review of Science Fiction


[Current/Upcoming Events]

*If you make an appointment to get a free idNYC card, you gain free membership to many cultural institutions around the five boroughs. I strongly encourage you to do so, if you haven’t already.


[Past Events]

Remember the Future (KATSU, January 8 – February 22, 2015)

Robot Swarm (MoMath, Museum of Mathematics)

Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Cities (MoMA–free with CUNY student ID, November 22, 2014 – May 10, 2015); the exhibition’s website

2015 SFRA (Science Fiction Research Association) Conference, June 27-29, Stonybrook, NY (not far away, just in Long Island!)

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, January 16-18, 2015

Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, August 22-28

Speculations (“The future is _______”), MoMA PS1, May 12-July 28, 2013