Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

     

FWIS 146 001 (CRN: 14354)

RELIGION AND SCIENCE FICTION

Long Title: OF GODS AND ALIENS, SAINTS AND CYBORGS: RELIGION AND SCIENCE FICTION
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Bakker, Justine M.
Meeting: 9:00AM - 9:50AM MWF BKH 233 (20-AUG-2018 - 30-NOV-2018) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
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):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 16-AUG-2022 11:42AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
6-DEC-2018  
2:00PM - 5:00PM R TBA TBA
 
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/