INFS 2520Alternative Knowledge How Radical Ideas Are Communicated in Society (MnTC Goals 5, 9)
This course examines the role of dissident knowledge in shaping and influencing a democratic society. You will be introduced to communication theories; the role of propaganda and consent in a democratic society; and how "mainstream" and "alternative" ideas shape our world views. The course will expose you to specific dissident communities and ideas from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in the areas of politics, economics, and cultural and religious life.
1/9/2017 - 5/10/2017
M W 2:30pm - 3:45pm
T Building 1250