E104
VISIONS OF THE FUTURE: A HISTORY

Spring 2010

TR 9:30-10:45 -- Woodburn 007 -- 11064

Instructor: David Pace
Office Hours: Monday 1:30-3:30, Thursday 4:00-5:00, or by appointment

Ballantine Hall 832
E-Mail -- dpace@ indiana.edu

A.I.  --  Brendan Gillis -- bgillis@ imail.iu.edu
Office Hours -- 11:00-12:00 Tuesday -- IUM Starbucks
An Overview of the Course

Teams

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Part I: The Origins of Modern Visions of the Future -- Apocalypse and the Notion of Progress

Part II: Doubts about the Future -- Poverty and Pessimism

Part III: New Contexts for the Generation of Futures -- Popular Culture and Consumerism

Part IV: Whose Future? -- Ethnocentrism, Race, and Gender

Part V: New Fears for the Future -- War and the Environment