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


Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media 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 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
  • VMS 549S
Typically Offered