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RUSS 323A Fantastic Worlds in Russian Fiction (in English) - RUSSIAN FICTION

Russian genre fiction and film (science fiction, fantasy and gothic).

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: (Third year standing.)

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RUSS 323A 001Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

This course focuses on Russian and Soviet science fiction, with readings and films drawn from the nineteenth century through the present. Students will consider the feasibility of utopia and how dystopias come to pass; the depiction of robots, mad scientists, and life on other planets; and the ethics of world building. Taught asynchronously online.