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Patrick G. Blaine
B CUSP 117
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core II: Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts

Examines an important social issue such as ecology, art, political change, the power of media, educational reform, or the role of science in contemporary culture through interdisciplinary investigation and the lens of the visual, literary, and performing arts. Offered: W.

Class description

This course will examine a number of key works in science fiction film and fiction with an eye towards how they envision imaginary future spaces that people inhabit. We will pair these studies with readings in modern architecture in order to think about how these spaces affect people's daily experiences, and help us project a critical view of today's actual society and politics.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture, discussion, films.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Patrick G. Blaine
Date: 10/27/2009