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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Daria Slyusarenko
Representation of Cyborgization and Transhumanism in the Modern Series
Journalism
(Bachelor’s programme)
8
2016
Research is devoted to the representation of transhumanism and cyborgization in today's popular sci-fi TV series. In particular, the work examines the history and theory of the term «cyborgization", history and theory of the term "transhumanism", the origins and development of the genre of "science fiction" in cinematograph and analysis of representation of the main ideas of transhumanists in the most popular series about the future. To identify the representation of transhumanism in the series were used such methods as narrative and semiotic analysis and analyzed the series «Fringe», «Black Mirror», «Extant», «Almost Human», «Humans» and selected episodes of «Doctor Who».

Key words: cyborgization, transhumanism, series, future, futurology, representation

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