HIST BC2305 Bodies and Machines. 3 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Historical Studies (HIS).
Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.
Situates key scientific and technological innovations of the modern era in their cultural context by focusing on the interactions between bodies and machines. Through our attention to bodily experience and material culture, we will explore the ways in which science and technology have shaped and been shaped by the culture of modernity.