This summer we will be reading Philip K. Dick's classic science fiction novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the book that was made into the influential and provocative Hollywood film, Blade Runner. What fun! Here we have the New Student Reading Project equivalent of a Summer Blockbuster! A good... more
All six Android lectures are now available for web viewing on our Reading Project Events site. It is not required of you, but I hope you will join me in watching and listening to all of these lectures. They give us much to think about as we start our Fall... more
In the tenth year of Cornell's New Student Reading Project, this year's incoming undergraduate class and the Cornell community will read Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? -- the basis for Ridley Scott's 1982 film "Blade Runner" and an influential work of post-apocalyptic fiction. ...more
"The electric things have their lives, too."
Philip K. Dick p.241