The analytical and interpretive discipline of English has much to offer those interested in the combination of observation, immersive research and hypothesis testing regularly practiced in science. Literary texts (including novels, plays and poetry) that examine key concepts in science will allow students of all disciplines to consider major questions raised by humanity's sustained and increasing relationship with science.

Possible topics include: artificial intelligence, the impact of technology on individual and collective identity, paradigm shifts, evolution, computing and information management, ecology and the environment, climate change, etc.