Dr. Andrew Wood
Office: HGH 210; phone: (408) 924-5378
Email: wooda@email.sjsu.edu
Web: http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/wooda

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Introduction: America in the age of mobility

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Individuals and groups are more mobile now than in any time in human history. From the nineteenth century introduction of the locomotive to the late twentieth-century creation of virtual travel in online environments, movement and migration have increasingly mediated the ways in which we communicate, construct, and contest our identities. This course explores the implications of our increasingly mobile culture on our sense of self and society, while offering a set of conceptual tools to explore and interrogate the implications of our increasingly placeless culture. (Read more...)

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