Course Announcement Disposable Life — Monsters and Cyborgs
HSEM 3028H — 001 Honors Seminar
Instructor: Bruno Chaouat
An exploration of human hubris from the fantasy of creating life to artificial intelligence and empathy via fictions of totalitarian control on bodies.
Readings include works by Mary Shelley, George Orwell, Albert Camus and Franz Kafka; Movies include AI, Gattaca, and Blade Runner.
Students not in the Honors program but interested in the course should contact the professor to inquire about taking the course.