AG534 NATURE, TECHNOSCIENCE AND SOCIETY

General
Course Number: 
AG534
Course title: 
Nature, Technoscience and Society
Course Description: 
This graduate seminar examines the cultural and political dimensions of human technology’s impact on the natural world, from the perspective of the humanities and the social sciences. Through readings in anthropology, environmental studies, and science-technology studies, we will examine the politics of scientific knowledge in the construction of nature, the role of nature ideology in the history of industrial capitalism, management of environmental and biological resources, and the ethical challenges of our technoscientific society. Seminar participation and completion of research projects are required. This class is two credits and repeatable.
Name of Instructor: 
Degree Programs: 
M.A. in Global Studies
Number of Credits: 
2