Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

ENST 391 901 (CRN: 24340)

SPECULATIVE FUTURES

Long Title: SPECULATIVE FUTURES
Department: Environmental Studies
Instructor: Howe, Cymene
Meeting: 1:30PM - 4:10PM T FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
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: 1
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 20
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 9-AUG-2022 6:35AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-MAY-2021  
2:00PM - 5:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: Drawing from “CliFi,” “Speculative Fiction, “and global anthropological case studies, this course analyzes a series of potential futures as earthly conditions continue to be altered by human activity. Students will develop speculative future models through assessing climate conditions, population displacement, ethics, ecological transformations and human practices and values. Cross-list: ANTH 391, ANTH 591.