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TECHNOLOGY OF READING & WRITIN

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
English
Course Number: 
207
Institution: 
Smith College
Same as HSC 207. An introductory exploration of the physical forms that knowledge and communication have taken in the West, from ancient oral cultures to modern print-literate culture. Our main interest is in discovering how what is said and thought in a culture reflects its available kinds of literacy and media of communication. Topics to include poetry and memory in oral cultures; the invention of writing; the invention of prose; literature and science in a script culture; the coming of printing; changing concepts of publication, authorship and originality; movements toward standardization in language; the fundamentally transformative effects of electronic communication.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
30474
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Schedule #: 
30473-S18

Course Sections

TECHNOLOGY OF READING & WRITIN
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Douglas Patey dpatey@smith.edu MWF 09:00-09:50 SEELYE 101