- Schedule of Classes - June 19, 2018 7:15PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 19, 2018 7:16PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.
The seminar will explore the history of science, technology, and society in the United States during the Cold War. Students will write about such themes as government funding, promotion, and regulation of new military and civilian technologies, gender and technology, the entwining of technology and politics, and the mutual relationship between technological change and social change. Topics include nuclear weapons, the space race with the Soviets, the transformation of the social sciences, and the commercialization and further development of such military-funded information technologies as the personal computer, Internet and GPS by AT&T, IBM, Apple, Google, and other firms.
When Offered Fall.
Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.
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