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FILM 343 Speculative Media Studies: Fictions, Fans, and Franchises

FILM 343  Speculative Media Studies: Fictions, Fans, and Franchises  Units: 3.00  

A survey of speculative media, working around three organizing themes (fictions, fans, and franchises), this class will introduce key issues in speculative media studies . Students will explore various sub-cultural and popular SF or speculative genres, including science-fiction, fantasy, alternative history, and speculative futures.

Learning Hours: 108 (36 Lecture, 24 Laboratory, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (Registration in a FILM, MAPP, or COFI Plan) or (FILM 236 or FILM 240 or FILM 260).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science