Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Member of Honors College.
Requirement Designation:
Humanities Exploration
Course Attribute:
Honors Course
This course examines utopian literature from Plato's republic to eh Communist Manifesto to establish common patterns and significant differences. Students will use this information to examine three case studies including Stalin's reconstruction of Moscow, the American utopia through Disneyland's 'World of Tomorrow,' and the selling of Salt Lake City. Students will also engage in discussion on novels and films that explore the landscape of the dystopian city.