English 182. Science Fiction

Instructor: Stephanie Burt
Terms: Fall Term

Mondays & Wednesdays, 11-12 | Location: CGIS South S010

Science fiction– Utopias, dystopias, artificial intelligence, life on new planets, and much, much more– from the late 19th century to the present. Likely readings include Mark Twain, H. G. Wells, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Robert A. Heinlein, James Tiptree, Jr. (Alice Sheldon), Octavia Butler, William Gibson, Richard Powers, Nalo Hopkinson, Ted Chiang and more. Mostly prose fiction, but with potential attention to TV, comics, games, or film.

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