Steampunk University Seminar, Day 1 Overview

My First-Year Seminar on steampunk at UC Davis began last week.  I thought I’d share the syllabus for starters:

Required Texts and Materials

  • VanderMeer, Ann and Jeff, eds.  Steampunk, San Francisco: Tachyon, 2008
  • Moore, Alan and Kevin O’Neill.  The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1, 2000
  • (other material online or covered in class)


Oct. 9: Read Nevins, Di Filippo, Pollock

Oct. 16: Read:Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (free online)

Oct. 23: Read Moore and O’Neill, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Oct. 30: Read Ellis, The Huge Hunter; or, The Steam Man of the Prairies (free online)

Nov. 6: Watch Wild, Wild West (in class)

Nov. 13: Read Lansdale, Brown

Nov. 20: Watch Howl’s Moving Castle (in class)

Nov. 27: Read Gentle, Lake

Dec. 4: Read Blaylock, Stephenson

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1 Response to Steampunk University Seminar, Day 1 Overview

  1. arexford17 says:

    Wish I was still a student at UC Davis to take this class! Your class on nostalgia and desiderium introduced me to Steampunk, and it ended up being one of my favorite courses.

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