History of the End|
Spring 2019 not offered
SISP 387, ENVS 387|
How will it end? Scientific hubris, a nuclear event, an asteroid, environmental disaster, overpollution, resource scarcity, commodity price spikes, riots, social chaos, social control? This seminar investigates how people have imagined apocalypse and post-apocalypse over time, on the premise that fantasies of the end provide a window into the anxieties of the societies that produce them.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(SISP)(SISP-ScieDblMjr)