Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

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RELI 589 001 (CRN: 24965)

MUTANTS AND MYSTICS

Long Title: MUTANTS AND MYSTICS: THE PARANORMAL AND POPULAR CULTURE
Department: Religion
Instructor: Kripal, Jeffrey
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 29
Section Enrolled: 5
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 29
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 19
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 16-APR-2024 10:16PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Final Exam Time:
30-APR-2018  
2:00PM - 5:00PM M
 
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. RELI 589 requires: Double the reading and a 30-page paper. Cross-list: RELI 393. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 589 if student has credit for RELI 393.