What Is Cli(mate)-Fi(ction)

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What Is Cli(mate)-Fi(ction)

If all contemporary fiction is climate fiction, then what exactly is cli-fi? This course will examine some of the ways writers of literary and speculative fictions from around the world, as well as poetry and prose-nonfiction, engage with climate change: from (re)imagining the future to retelling the past to coming to terms with the present. Over the course of the semester, students will read a selection of short stories, novels, poetry, and films, as well as excerpts from the latest IPCC findings and other general audience texts on climate change.