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HIST151 HM - Science in Fiction

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Hamilton

Description: In this course, we will explore fictional texts as historical documents. Together, we will read novels from the 19th and 20th centuries in which the practice of science is central to the story being told, asking what each text reveals about cultural attitudes towards science in that time period. In addition, each student will pursue a historical research project centered on a fictional source of their choice.

HSA Course Area(s): History; Science, Technology, & Society
HSA Writing Intensive: Yes