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Science Fiction: The Future is Now - ICLS2635

Year - 2019

Science Fiction is one of the most interesting explorations of human future. Yet it addresses a number of social, political and existential issues that refer to the present: dilemmas, phobias and hopes of a world traumatised by war, disease and internal contradictions. Through the comparative study of novels and movies, this unit explores how the future, from a promised land of a great utopia, has become the dreadful exile into a dark dystopia.

Classes
1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x5 minute oral presentation with written one page plan equivalent to 1000 words (10%), 2x2500wd essays (2x45%).

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in International and Comparative Literary Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: International and Comparative Literary Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Assoc Prof Vrasidas Karalis
HECS Band: 1
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