Lilith C. Acadia

Dissertation Title

Power of Pretext: Religious Justification in Science Fiction, Scientology, & Society

Research Interests

Discourses of religion, religion in science fiction, feminist epistemology, and queer theory


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Filing Date: 8/8/18

Lilith Acadia studies the discursive role and epistemic power of naturalized concepts such as 'religion' and 'the human' in literary and social texts, and holds a PhD from the Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating from Smith College with majors in Philosophy and German, Lilith held a Research Fulbright in Germany and earned an MSt in Women’s Studies from the University of Oxford.