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2016 Course Descriptions
Key Questions to be Explored:
What is humor?
will examine the many ways we connect with one another and create community – face
to face and online. We will critique our consumer society, consider
ways to reweave the social fabric when
has worn thin, and reflect on the possibilities of virtual community.
We will use the city of Liverpool, U.K., as our resource for learning
about different types of communities. Liverpool Hope University will
be our home base for producing personal websites to record our research
and analysis. Readings and discussion, creation of a personal website,
and a world-and-life-view paper will provide a framework for reflecting
on where you live (geographically and virtually) and what you live