Instructor: Brannan          TR         11am-12:20pm

Topic: Monsters: Reflection of us?

Zombies, werewolves, vampires, space aliens, Godzilla and dragons. These are a few of the monsters that populate our literature, myths, psychology, science and history, as well as fill our movie and television screens. We love monsters. Why this fascination with monsters? Are they reflections of us?

In this course we will be studying the popular monsters of today, as well as the popularity of monsters in past time periods and cultures to discover what these monsters reveal to us about ourselves and our culture.

We will be studying a wide variety of texts, movies, and television shows.