Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

FILM 433 - FILM GENRE: SCIENCE FICTION

Long Title: FILM GENRE: SCIENCE FICTION CINEMA
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: In this course we will trace the history and elements of the popular film genre of science fiction, from early silents to recent configurations. We will look at the links between the genre cinema itself. Topics for the Film Genre courses will vary and will include the uncanny, transhumanism, utopia and dystopia, and technology.