STS 501: Proseminar in Science and Technology Studies – Term 1

Instructor: Robert Brain
Term: 1
Meets: Monday 2:00 pm-5:00 pm, Buchanan D315

Course Description

For most of the course we will examine classic work the history, philosophy, rhetoric, and sociology of science, and the development of a unified field of science and technology studies. We will also devote four weeks to reading samples of important current work in each of the major subfields of STS, bridging the classics and the cutting edges of the field.

Required for all students in the STS Program.