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Body politics: the rhetoric of transhumanism

PWR 1GWS - Winter 2013 - Instructor: Shephard, A.
Last Updated: 30-Jul-2014

A guide to print and online resources for 1GWS: Body Politics: The Rhetoric of Transhumanism.  Topics cover the rhetoric of the transhuman debate from a variety of angles including recent advancements in biotechnology, neuroprosthetic devices, gender election surgery and  fictional representations of trans and posthumanity.

Subject Librarians

Kathleen Gust
Engineering Librarian for Outreach Instruction and Electronic Resources
(650) 723-8877

Background/Reference sources about transhumanism

Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research based argument.

Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » RA418.5 .M4 E536 2011
London : Thames & Hudson, 2002.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » TA167 .O4 2002
[Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2001.
Green Library » HAS-DIGIT (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » QA76.2 .M35 A3 2001
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2003.
Green Library » HAS-DIGIT (Lane Room) (non-circulating) » T14.5 .C58 2003
New York : New York University Press, c2002.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving) » Stacks » RD130 .A784 2002
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » R857 .R63 W43 2008


In addition to these current titles, Stanford Special Collections & Archives have runs of classic science fiction magazines such as Amazing Science Fiction, Analog, and many others as part of the Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazines in Memory of George J. Richard

Kent, Ohio [etc.] Kent State University Press [etc.]
Green Library » Current Periodicals
Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c1987-
Green Library » Current Periodicals

Suggested databases for transhumanism

Try these suggested databases  and these additional:

New York, H. W. Wilson Co.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » AI3 .E752 V.15 2005-2009
[New York] : JSTOR [New York] : ITHAKA, 1995-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » NONEAQD4378
[New York] : Elsevier, 2004-
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » (no call number)