Dr Sherryl Vint

Sherryl Vint is an Assistant Professor of English at Brock University in Canada. Her current research is on animals, science fiction, and technoculture and it will appear in the book Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal forthcoming from Liverpool University Press. She is interested in questions of ethics and the human/animal boundary, in posthumanism and the genetic modification of humans and animals, and in representations of animals in popular culture. She is currently guest editing a special issue of the journal Science Fiction Studies on 'The Animal' which will appear in July 2008, and is a founding co-editor of the interdisciplinary journal Humanimalia: The Journal of Human-Animal Interfaces which will be launched in the fall of 2008.  The journal is also edited by Lynda Birke, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr., Susan McHugh and Nils Lindahl Elliot.

Selected publications by Sherryl Vint

2007. “Androids or Electric Sheep?  Speciesism and Species Being in Dick’s Novel.”  Mosaic.  40.1 (March): 111-126.

2007. “Animals and Animality on the Island of Moreau.”  Science Fiction, Gender and Species.  Yearbook in English Studies 17.2.  Edited by David Seed.  University of Liverpool Press.  37.2:85-102.

2005. “Who Goes There?  ‘Real’ Men, Only.”  Extrapolation.  46.4 (Winter): 421-438.

2005 . “Becoming Other: Animals, Kinship and Butler’s Clay’s Ark.”  Science Fiction Studies 32.2 (July): 281-300.