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Course Overview

A discussion of the social-psychology of the 1950s, and how the portrayal of venomous animals in the science-fiction films of the time possibly influenced how the general population viewed their natural surroundings. Clips of films will be shown along with a discussion of the comparison of what was portrayed vs. the reality of nature’s toxicology. The speaker in his youth, viewed many of these films on their original theater release, and was so influenced by the experience, that he went on to become a well know clinical and forensic toxicologist.

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Section Title
Matinee Monsters and Poison Perils: How Horror Movies of the 1950s Influenced a Generation Live Online
Type
Live Online
Days
T
Time
3:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Aug 10, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
2.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $20.00
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 07, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 07, 2021
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