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ENGL 2231 Science Fiction and Humans (Fall: 1 )


Course Description

An introduction to the genre of science fiction, including a discussion of its roots in Gothic literature, that will consider the question raised by much of science fiction: how do humans fit in (or not) with a world made of machines and governed by science? Readings will range from Jules Verne to Octavia Butler. Class meets once a week, and students will be required to write one 5-7 page final paper for course credit.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Thomas Kaplan-Maxfield

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 25-Jan-16