Introduction to the Anthropology of Science & Technology
An anthropological approach to the social and cultural studies of science and technology. Asks how and whether sociocultural forces shape the content of science, how to define “technology,” and how science and technology impact culture and society. Covers anthropological methods and research findings on topics such as algorithms, genetics, theoretical physics, classification, cyborgs, facts, infrastructure, and magic.
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Academic Year (Fall/Spring): Unofficial Transcript – High School Diploma or current high school transcript (for high school students only in applicable classes), Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree + 3.0 GPA.
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