Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 393 - MUTANTS AND MYSTICS

Long Title: MUTANTS AND MYSTICS: THE PARANORMAL AND POPULAR CULTURE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Traces the "paranormal" from its elite origins around Cambridge and Harvard to its later pop-cultural expressions in pulp and science fiction, superhero comics, and film. Particular attention will be given to the role that the anomalous experiences of authors, artists, and scientists have played in this still emerging Super Story. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 589. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 393 and RELI 589.