ENGL 269 - SCI FI AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Long Title: GREEN WORLDS: SCIENCE FICTION AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 1 TO 3
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Examines the ways that science fiction has expressed and challenged ideas about nature, culture, society and politics and imagined alternative 'green' worlds. Will focus on authors such as Margaret Atwood, Octavia Butler and Paolo Bacigalupi: films such as "Wall-E" and "Avatar": and accessible secondary criticism. Cross-list: ENST 265.