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Technology, science and knowledge are important in modern contemporary society. Essential questions include the following: How does science and technology produce new products, new ways of understanding, new ways of living and new institutions? Why is new technology and knowledge so fundamental to us in the ways through which we imagine the future? Technology, knowledge and science are fundamental in modern contemporary society. The understanding of how social, cultural and material elements influence the production of new practices, new ways of understanding and new institutions is vital in our understanding of contemporary postmodern society.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY MAJOR
History of technology , the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. By the early 20th century the term embraced a growing range of means, processes, and ideas in addition to tools and machines. A highly compressed account of the history of technology such as this one must adopt a rigorous methodological pattern if it is to do justice to the subject without grossly distorting it one way or another. The plan followed in the present article is primarily chronological, tracing the development of technology through phases that succeed each other in time. Obviously, the division between phases is to a large extent arbitrary. One factor in the weighting has been the enormous acceleration of Western technological development in recent centuries; Eastern technology is considered in this article in the main only as it relates to the development of modern technology.
What is STS?
The meeting will be held jointly with the Society for the History of Technology. Details on the meeting will be posted to the meeting website here. The HSS thanks you for your patience as we finalize details for the meeting. After an initial decline in article submissions in the spring of , we received an unusually large number in the second half of the year. At the same time, however, there has been a remarkable constriction in the number of available reviewers. Reviewers who have accepted our invitations to review manuscripts have often needed extra time to complete their reports. With the December issue of Isis comes the annual edition of the Isis Current Bibliograph y , a phenomenal resource for scholars in the history of science and allied disciplines.
Science, Technology, and Society in the Course Catalog. Science, Technology and Society STS is an interdisciplinary field that studies the conditions under which the production, distribution and utilization of scientific knowledge and technological systems occur; the consequences of these activities upon different groups of people. STS builds on the history and philosophy of science and technology, sociology and anthropology, policy studies, and cultural and literary studies; all of which shape the modes of analysis deployed in the field. The intercollegiate program brings together courses taught in a variety of departments, and is divided into three principal areas: history of science and technology, philosophy of science and technology, and social science approaches to technology and science. Courses explore the effects of science and technology on society and culture; the politics of socio-technical systems; science policy in national and international contexts; the social and environmental risks vs. Students majoring in STS are well prepared to pursue graduate study in related field and also have a solid foundation for work as science journalists, policy researchers and advisers, science educators, design and business consultants, and advocates of change around issues such as gender and science, renewable energy and the social effects of the information revolution.
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Science, Technology, and Society Program
In a wide array of courses, STSC students learn to think critically about questions such as: Why does modern science look the way it does? How and why do particular technologies and technological systems emerge, expand and become obsolete? How do science and technology sometimes exacerbate race, gender and class inequalities, and how might they be changed to reduce them?
Science, Technology, and Society STS is an exciting interdisciplinary field of study grounded in the history, philosophy, anthropology, and sociology, and literature of science and technology. It examines deep cultural roots of our techno-scientific society and addresses pressing public policy issues. Science and technology have become increasingly important components of our world, changing the ways we live, work, and think. The well-being of individuals, nations, and ultimately our Earth depends in part on technoscientific developments that are part of the process shaping both the social fabric and the natural environment, both in America and globally. Following an introductory core course, students in the STS Program choose from a variety of electives and complete a yearlong senior research project.
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Science and Technology Studies (STS)
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