WesMaps - Wesleyan University Catalog 2008-2009       Summer Session       Winter Session       Home       Archive       Search
Social and Cultural Practices of Science
FGSS 200
Fall 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: SISP 207

In this course we will investigate together several recent topics that have been important for scholars studying scientific work, including feminist science studies; differences between experimental, field, and theoretical science; career trajectories in science; connections between science and its various "publics"; the politics of scientific expertise; the globalization of science; and conceptual exchange between sciences and other discursive practices. The course presumes no prior knowledge of science studies scholarship.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
This course emphasizes writing as a skill as well as a mechanism for exploring the subject matter of the course.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS FGSS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)(SISP)

Last Updated on MAY-30-2023
Contact wesmaps@wesleyan.edu to submit comments or suggestions. Please include a url, course title, faculty name or other page reference in your email ? Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 06459