ISS 110: Information, Society & Culture

Fall 2019

Instructor: Astrid Giugni

This course will delve into information, society and culture across disciplines. It will explore all aspects of information theory and practice, including computational and mathematical, and investigate how information in the context of the social sciences and humanities is transforming research.

Students will learn to reframe intellectual questions in research and its application by exploring how information has an impact on interactions within societies, cultures, ideologies, economics and politics. Faculty will present modules from all areas and schools, contrasting and comparing perspectives in research-driven modules focused on interdisciplinary project questions and ideas.

Cross-listings
  • PHIL 110
  • COMPSCI 110
  • PUBPOL 110
Curriculum Codes

CZ, STS