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Fall 2020 Sociology UN1203 section 001
The Social Animal in the Digital Age

Call Number 21376
Day & Time
MW 10:00am-1:00pm
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Sudhir A Venkatesh
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description This course re-examines central theories and perspectives in the social sciences from the standpoint of digital technologies. Who are we in the digital age? Is the guiding question for the course. We consider the impact of modern technology on society including, forms of interaction and communication, possibilities for problem solving, and re-configurations of social relationships and forms of authority. The course integrates traditional social science readings with contemporary perspectives emerging from scholars who looking at modern social life. The course is an introductory Sociology offering.
Web Site Vergil
Subterm 09/08-10/19 (A)
Department Sociology
Enrollment 23 students (45 max) as of 3:17PM Friday, November 27, 2020
Subject Sociology
Number UN1203
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20203SOCI1203W001

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