Seminars & Short Courses

Science Fiction & Society: Engaging Students in Sci-Fi to Explore a Changing China

Science fiction is not just a mirror to society, but a lens through which we can envision multiple realities. This short course will look at how China is rapidly becoming a hub for some of the most intriguing science fiction stories being published now. As China continues to undergo massive social, economic, and political transformations, science fiction writers not only tell stories that reflect Chinese history and current changes but also possible futures for all of us. Participants will analyze stories to determine the underlying messages behind each story, discuss how they interact with China’s progress and development, and explore the growing international interest in Chinese science fiction.

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