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HIST 339 - Images of Science and Technology in Cinema and Media

(3.00)
This course introduces historical media analysis and criticism, applying it to more than a century of productions that shaped public images of scientists and engineers, their work, and its implications for the future. Science fiction and allied genres became a forum where the public confronted the benefits, dangers, drama, hopes and fears of an avowed scientific and technological age. Cinema, television, and new media also helped realize germinating discoveries and inventions.by making them seem achievable.  Recommended Preparation Any 100-level Social Science course.

Course ID: 102246
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture



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