Search for dissertations about: "Future studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3605 swedish dissertations containing the words Future studies.

  1. 1. Uncontainable Life A Biophilosophy of Bioart

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Marietta Radomska; Jami Weinstein; Nina Lykke; Patricia MacCormack; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bioart; uncontainable life; the non living; death; continental philosophy; feminist theory; Deleuze and Guattari studies; posthumanist feminism; critical life studies; animal studies; gender; bioscience; biotechnology; matter; assemblage; affect; human nonhuman relations.; Biokonst; otyglat liv; the non living; död; kontinental filosofi; feministisk teori; studier av Deleuze och Guattari; posthumanistisk feminism; kritiska livsstudier; djurstudier; genus; biovetenskap; bioteknologi; materia; assemblage; affekt; mänskliga icke-mänskliga relationer;

    Abstract : Uncontainable Life: A Biophilosophy of Bioart investigates the ways in which thinking through the contemporary hybrid artistico-scientific practices of bioart is a biophilosophical practice, one that contributes to a more nuanced understanding of life than we encounter in mainstream academic discourse. When examined from a Deleuzian feminist perspective and in dialogue with contemporary bioscience, bioartistic projects reveal the inadequacy of asking about life’s essence. READ MORE

  2. 2. In the Company of Ghosts Hauntology, Ethics, Digital Monsters

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Line Henriksen; Margrit Shildrick; Nina Lykke; Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hauntology; monster; ghost; spectralities; Monster Studies; feminist theory; ethics; digital media; internet; Welcome to Night Vale; Mushroom Land TV; creepypasta; Hauntologi; monster; spöke; spectralities; monster studier; feministisk teori; etik; digitala medier; internet; Welcome to Night Vale; Mushroom Land TV; creepypasta;

    Abstract : This thesis explores French philosopher Jacques Derrida’s ’hauntology’ through the lens of digital monsters and feminist theory.Hauntology – a pun on ‘ontology’ and ‘haunting’ – offers an ethics based on responsibility towards that which cannot be said to fully exist, yet has an effect on our everyday lives nonetheless. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dreams of a subversive future sexuality, (hetero)normativity, and queer potential in science fiction film and television

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Josefine Wälivaara; Per Ringby; Christina Svens; Stacey Abbott; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Science fiction; film; television; genre; sexuality; queer; storytelling; gender; subversive; intelligibility; Torchwood; Firefly; Star Wars; Star Trek; adult turn; Star’verses; dramaturgy; heteronormativity; film history; Hollywood; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to explore depictions of sexuality in popular science fiction film and television through a focus on storytelling, narrative, characters and genre. The thesis analyses science fiction as a film and television genre with a focus on the conventions, interpretations, and definitions of genre as part of larger contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Approaching the future a study of Swedish school leavers' information related activities

    University dissertation from Department of Library and Information Science/Swedish School of Library and Information Science University College of Borås/Göteborg University

    Author : Frances Hultgren; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information seeking; career guidance; young people; transition;

    Abstract : The focus of the thesis is on how school leavers deal with the flood of information, advice and expectations that are directed towards them at a structurally induced turning point in their lives. With a departure point in Giddens’ claim that people select and interpret information on their own terms as a means of preserving coherent narratives of self-identity, stories of information seeking were examined as a means of gaining insight into how young people living in late modernity face its tensions and dilemmas in the ways in which they seek and use information. READ MORE

  5. 5. Accounting the Future An Ethnography of the European Spallation Source

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ivanche Dimitrievski; Stephen William Woolgar; Ericka Johnson; Michael E. Lynch; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accountability relations; future; futuring practices; community performance;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the social processes involved in the practices of futuring. It addresses the question of how social practices contribute to the production and maintenance of robust versions of the future. It asks how best we should study futurity, including expectations, imaginations, promises and visions. READ MORE