`Interventions and Intersections’ – The 2014 UWS Postgraduate Conference: conference photos, an overview, and my own 20-min paper (Powerpoint presentation) on the StoryAlity Theory.
Twenty-something controversies in Ten Domains; It’s a scandal, I tellsya. The ten domains being: Consilience > Evocriticism > Systems Theory > Creativity > Biology > Culture > Cultural Evolution > Narratology > Screenwriting > Filmmaking > Memetics > Philosophy.
A list of 120 PhD and Masters dissertations with a consilient and/or bio-cultural or literary Darwinist or biopoetics – or an otherwise `evolutionary’ slant. – Enjoy!
A quote from Joseph Carroll – about Human Nature in `Wuthering Heights’ from a chapter in `Evolution, Literature, Film: A Reader’ (2010). And some relevant thoughts on the Top 20 RoI Films.
Quotes from EO Wilson on `The Arts and their Interpretation’ (and consilience) from a chapter in `Evolution, Literature, Film: A Reader’ (2010). There will be a test, on Friday.
A comparison of the new “top 20 RoI films list” at The-Numbers.com, to: the data set of the top 20 RoI films of StoryAlity Theory.
The plots and themes in the Top 20 RoI Films all revolve around: (1) Self-preservation (2) Mating (3) Status (4) Coalition formation, and (5) Kin. Includes an excerpt from Nettle’s chapter in `Evolution, Literature and Film: A Reader’ (2010)
An analysis of thematic concerns in the Top 20 RoI films, using some thematic analytical tools from Literary Darwinism.