Dec 08, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

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

4.00 credit hours
(Same as: SGBH 278 .) Reading is one of the hallmarks of human evolution, though it is a notoriously difficulty activity to characterize with any precision. The reading and discussion will center 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 into Chicago and practica in online textual annotation.

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


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