From its earliest beginnings as a speculative genre, science fiction has always attempted to address the various ways technological advances may answer (or fail to answer) the central questions of human experience. In this course, students will explore current trends in the genre and examine how contemporary science fiction confronts issues of identity, culture, empire, intelligence, and the uses of technology as capital and power. MU Core category: Community & Global Engagement. 4 crs.
This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog. View this catalog.