21A.500J | Spring 2014 | Undergraduate

Technology and Culture

Course Description

This subject examines relationships among technology, culture, and politics in a range of social and historical settings. The class is organized around two topics: Identity and infrastructure, and will combine interactive lectures, film screenings, readings, and discussion.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments with Examples
A human form stands in darkness, wearing a bodysuit illuminated from head to toe with various multi-colored circuits.
One of the topics discussed during this course is wearable technology. (Image courtesy of Keoni Cabral on flickr. License CC BY.)