Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

FILM 433 001 (CRN: 14236)

FILM GENRE: SCIENCE FICTION

Long Title: FILM GENRE: SCIENCE FICTION CINEMA
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Instructor: Dove, Charles
Meeting: 1:00PM - 4:50PM W SEW 301 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 4
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: 19
Section Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 19-SEP-2021 4:14PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: In this course we will trace the history and elements of the popular film genre of science fiction, from early silents to recent configurations. We will look at the links between the genre cinema itself. Topics for the Film Genre courses will vary and will include the uncanny, transhumanism, utopia and dystopia, and technology.