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Fall 2022 Sociology UN1203 section 001
The Social Animal in the Digital Age

Call Number 11123
Day & Time
MW 1:10pm-2:25pm
To be announced
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Sudhir A Venkatesh
Method of Instruction In-Person
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
Department Sociology
Enrollment 65 students (150 max) as of 5:03PM Thursday, August 11, 2022
Subject Sociology
Number UN1203
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20223SOCI1203W001

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