Techno-Orientalism: Asian/America, (Post)Human and Science Fiction


Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media as case studies to understand broad historical and social formations of Otherness, the Alien, Citizenship, (Im)migration. Studies racial assumptions in popular culture, domestic and international law, discourse of the human and human rights, science and technology industries, and other disciplines. Explores interdisciplinary intersections of race, gender, sexuality, class, and geopolitical divisions and interactions in Asian/American Studies and Postcolonial Studies from the past to the present.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CULANTH 438S
  • GSF 438S
  • ICS 407S
  • LIT 438S
  • SXL 438S
  • VMS 438S
Typically Offered