Courses: Comparative Media Revolutions-Print, Radio and the Internet (HISTB118001)

Spring 2010

Class Number: 1193
I or III SO
New Course: A comparison of technology and “media revolutions” and
social change through exploring the historiography of the printing
press, radio and the internet. What historical explanations are given
for the development of these technologies? What kind of agency is
ascribed to them? Are media inherently revolutionary, or can they be
tools for stabilization and consolidation as well? Enrollment limited
to 15 students, selected by class year.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1193 Div: I or III SO

Department

History (Web site)

Taught By

Spohrer,Jennifer

Location

Bryn Mawr, TAYD

Meeting Times

TTH 2:30pm-4:00pm