Science CommunicationSCIC 15 Contemporary Science Fiction

Focuses on themes of contemporary science fiction and fantastic literature, concentrating on the short story form. Authors discussed in depth include Robert Heinlein, Theodore Sturgeon, Samuel Delany, Ursula LeGuin, Joanna Russ, James Tiptree Jr., Harlan Ellison, and William Gibson. Lectures and readings are supplemented with guest lectures by science fiction authors.