189 - 001 | CCN: 22197

Special Topics in Rhetoric

Technology and Culture

Instructor: Nasser Zakariya,

4 Units

This course examines reflections on and critical responses to the place and meaning of technology in culture, attending for example to periods characterized as scientific and industrial revolutions. The primary focus will be on the wider reception and perception of technological and cultural shifts as represented in imaginative scientific and cultural works, endeavors and ambitions. When possible, the course will examine discussions of the conditions for the production and sustainability of such technologies or technological dreams. 

This course is approved for the "History and Theory" concentration.