Application for Representations of Oppression in SFF
Thanks for expressing interest in my ExCo! This is just a quick form to take care of some logistics & to get a sense of what prior knowledge or experience students have before coming into the class. Feel free to email me if you have any questions or additional comments.
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Email address *
Name *
T number (if applicable)
Are you interested in taking the course for credit? *
The course is offered for 2 credits. Your work will be graded and you will receive a Pass/No-Pass. Consult the syllabus for details on assignments.
Why are you interested in taking this course? *
How comfortable or experienced are you with literary analysis?
Your experience can include anything from critical thinking about science fiction and fantasy stories you've heard before to literature courses taken at the college level.
I have never done any analysis, formal or informal
I am extremely experienced & confident in my ability to do literary analysis
How familiar are you with science fiction and fantasy?
I've never read or seen any science fiction/fantasy
I bleed science fiction/fantasy
How familiar are you with social justice issues?
I am not involved in and have no prior experience with social justice
I participate in social justice conversations regularly and am familiar with social justice language & terminology
What is your favorite sci-fi/fantasy book, movie, short story, TV show, etc? Why?
This course will spend a lot of time in group discussion and will cover many difficult topics. What does a safe(r) discussion space look like to you? What actions can we as a class / I as an instructor take to make discussions as safe and productive as possible for you?
Are there any access needs you would like me to be aware of?
Any additional questions/comments for me?
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