Welcome to Dune in June Read-Along!
As the title suggests, we will be reading and discussing Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic Dune during the month of June; the read-along is open to all ERAU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Whether you are a Dune novice or a hardcore fan, join us! The discussions will be divided into sections:
- Anything Dune-ish: A general discussion on anything related to Dune-related
- Book I, II, and III (all sections included in Dune)
- The book's themes
- Movie adaptations - yes, there is a movie from 1984, and another anticipated adaptation will be out later this year.
Dune was written in 1965 by Frank Herbert and it won the prestigious Nebula Award; it has been cited as the world's best-selling science fiction novel. Thematically, it addresses the politics of humanity, technology, morality, environmentalism, ecology, gender dynamics, religion, and much more.
For those not familiar with Dune, here is a quick intro to the book and its universe: