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Arrival

9/19/2022; 55 minutes

Professor Jennifer Rhee (English, Virginia Commonwealth University) joins Melody Jue (English, UCSB) to discuss the film Arrival and its short story predecessor, "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. They explore the dynamics of free will, determinism, disorientation, communication, language, and temporal non linearity in the science fiction film. Furthermore, they discuss the similarities and differences between the film and the original short story. Recorded on 05/02/2022. (#38161)

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