BSOC 2131

BSOC 2131

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Science fiction is not merely a literary genre but a whole way of being, thinking, and acting in the modern world. This course explores classic and contemporary science fiction from Frankenstein to The Hunger Games alongside a rich array of fiction and films from Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America. Our discussions will position these works vis-à-vis seminal thinkers, ranging from Plato to Descartes and Donna Haraway to Paul Crutzen, who ask the same questions as science fiction does about our selves, our world, and our future.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: undergraduates.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (ALC-AS, CA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2035ENGL 2035STS 2131

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18170 BSOC 2131   LEC 001

    • MW White Hall 110
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person