Jan 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

SGBH 278 - Why and What Should We Read? An Exploration of the Role of Reading in Our Lives

4.00 credit hours
(Same as: SGBS 278 .) Reading is one of the hallmarks of human culture, though it is a notoriously difficult activity to characterize with any precision. The reading and discussion centers on reading across more than two millenniums of texts, from the origins of the Latin alphabet to meditations on electronic media. Students participate in two field trips to Chicago and practica in online textual annotation.

Prerequisite(s): SGBH 101  and SGBS 101 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Humanities.

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