Science Fiction

A survey of twentieth- and twenty-first-century science fiction, focusing on how changing technologies produce new ideas about human identity. Emphasis on innovations in science and engineering as well as new forms of social, political, and economic life. Works by Robert Heinlein, Philip K. Dick, Ursula Le Guin, and William Gibson.

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Students who wish to pre-register for a discussion section of this course should visit https://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=17665 to submit their preferences before January 9 at 5:00 p.m.

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
132
MW 1:30pm-2:20pm, 1 HTBA
WR, Hu
Spring
New English Distribution: 
20/21 C Lit