Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, IU Cinema pair to present sci-fi film series

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Ray Bradbury, one of the best known science-fiction and fantasy writers of our time, will be the focus of a special four-day film series at IU Cinema on Indiana University‚Äôs Bloomington campus beginning March 24. “Ray Bradbury: From Science to the Supernatural” is intended as an exploration and celebration of his works on screen. The […]

Anthropologist and English lecturer comment on popularity, cultural themes of ‘Planet of the Apes’

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Why does the idea of a dystopian world ruled by apes continue to pique moviegoers’ interest nearly five decades after the original “Planet of the Apes” debuted? With the newest installment of the franchise, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” opening in theaters this weekend, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis anthropology professor Paul R. Mullins […]

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Ray Bradbury biographer to present lecture in the humanities

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Legendary American science-fiction and fantasy writer Ray Bradbury will be the subject of the 2012 John D. Barlow Lecture in the Humanities at IUPUI on Nov. 8. “Becoming Ray Bradbury” author Jonathan R. Eller, professor of English and director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies in the Institute for American Thought, a research component […]