A History of the Five Senses
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LITR 074F. A History of the Five Senses

This interdisciplinary course examines concepts of the sensory experience in a historical perspective. We ask if sight, touch, smell, hearing and taste are defined by cultural context. What are the implications of this contingency? Two crucial moments need attention: the Print Revolution and the Digital Revolution. What kind of new embodied beings are we becoming?
1 credit.
Eligible for INTP.
Spring 2018. Blanchard.
Catalog chapter: Modern Languages and Literatures: Literatures in Translation  

Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/modern-languages-literatures

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