Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

High-school SF course — w00t!

by Rob - March 12th, 2009.
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Man! Why couldn’t they have offered courses like this when I was in high school? In the 2009-2010 academic year, a teacher named David Rice at North Park Collegiate in Brantford, Ontario, is offering a “Studies in Literature” course on science fiction.

The class will do two core novels — the Hugo Award-winning Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer and the Hugo Award-winning Neuromancer by William Gibson — plus short stories by (among others):

* Isaac Asimov
* Greg Bear
* Gregory Benford
* Arthur C. Clarke
* Lester del Rey
* Greg Egan
* Harlan Ellison
* Joe Haldeman
* Harry Harrison
* Ursula K. Le Guin
* Murray Leinster
* Vonda McIntyre
* Larry Niven
* Alastair Reynolds
* Spider Robinson
* Robert Silverberg
* Theodore Sturgeon
* Vernor Vinge
* Kurt Vonnegut

How cool is that! (“Too cool for school!” as my buddy R. Scott Bakker is wont to say …)

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