ENGL 4909

ENGL 4909

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Recent years have seen a boom in ways to use technology in order to learn about and improve the self. This course examines contemporary cultural orientations toward technology by exploring how medieval thinkers turned to language, images, books, and other tools and means of making in order to develop a sense of themselves in ethical relationship to others and to the world around them. We will place medieval work (such as Chaucer and Kempe) in conversation with resonant modern and contemporary writing (including Haraway, hooks, and Foucault). Advertisements and marketing for apps like "Co-Star", and "Calm" will supplement our discussions. For longer description and instructor bio visit the Society for the Humanities website.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS, ALC-AS)

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  • 17840ENGL 4909  SEM 101

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Lears, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online