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Beth E Kolko
HUM 200
Seattle Campus

Issues in the Humanities

Topics and issues of current interest in the humanities and the study of the arts. Features numerous guest lecturers from the U.W. faculty together with distinguished visiting teachers, scholars, and artists.

Class description

In this class, we will look at how railroads, computers, automobiles, airplanes, the Internet, nanotechnology, and much more affect our everyday lives. We'll look at how geographers, philosophers, scientists, artists, engineers, and others are involved in the creation, implementation, and criticism of the many technologies that make society what it is.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Rebecca S Jaynes
Date: 05/12/2005