Honors English Seminar

EH 105-01

CRN: 90953

MWF 9:30-10:05 - MH 203

Laurel Bollinger

Honors English Seminar

As we move toward the end of the Maya calendar in December 2012, the Apocalypse seems to loom larger and larger in popular culture. We'll look at apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic moments from a variety of genres — sacred texts, scientific assessments, and science fiction — to explore the question: why does the end of the world hold such a grip on the human imagination?