CU2030 - Science Fiction, Fantasy and Popular Culture
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||School of Arts & Social Sciences
Through the mediation of popular film and television programs, science fiction and
fantasy reach enormous audiences. This subject offers students the means to analyse
these increasingly important aspects of their cultural experience with theoretical
depth and sophistication.
- offer other students from other faculties experience with a range of approaches to
the study of popular culture, focussing on two influential areas attractive to many
- offer social science students exposure to material from popular fictional genres and
the means to analyse them;
- offer students in literary courses an opportunity to explore popular fictional genres
within a framework of social and cultural analysis;
- provide practical experience in theoretical analysis of popular cultural phenomena;
- supply theoretical and methodological tools for an ongoing competence in ideological
analysis and interrogation of popular cultural narratives.
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
- The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
- The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
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