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Emanuelle Burton

Emanuelle Burton is Lecturer in Ethics for the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds a Ph.D. in religion and literature and is coauthor of “Understanding Technology Ethics Through Science Fiction,” forthcoming from MIT Press.


Past the Horizon: Speculative Fiction and Political Theology

Political practices have more in common with literary techniques than one might assume. In reflecting on how we build worlds to inhabit, political theology can draw on sources and themes from speculative fiction to help us imagine ourselves beyond the structures we inhabit.