Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    
    Oct 18, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 3474 - [Infrastructure]


(GB) (SBA-AS, SSC-AS) (CU-ITL)     
Fall. Not offered: 2020-2021. Next offered: 2021-2022. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: ANTHR 1101 . Co-meets with ANTHR 6474 .

A. Nading.

Infrastructure! It’s the hardware and software that undergirds transportation, energy, water, and security systems. This course asks what we can learn about infrastructure when we approach it not as a neutral set of technologies but as a context-dependent social and political force. Taking a critical approach to (among others) natural resources, labor, housing, and security, the course will trace how infrastructures have both served and obstructed colonial and contemporary projects for social change.



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