Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 243

Culture, Science and Technology


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ANTHRO 243.

Description

Explores the interplay between culture, scientific knowledge and practice, and technological development. Focusing on the social, cultural, ethical and political dimensions of science and technology, it introduces students to critical examinations of how "knowledge", "progress", "innovation" and "expertise" are constituted across a variety of sociocultural settings. Theories and examples will be drawn from a range of anthropological areas.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

ANTHRO 243: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 100 or 30 points in Anthropology or Sociology


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