Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FWIS 146 - RELIGION AND SCIENCE FICTION

Long Title: OF GODS AND ALIENS, SAINTS AND CYBORGS: RELIGION AND SCIENCE FICTION
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: In this FWIS course we study the numerous intersections between science fiction and religion. We explore the prevalence of religious themes in science fiction narratives – God, creation, messiah, apocalypse – and the ways in which science fiction has formed the basis for religious mythologies and movements such as Matrixism.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/