WSC 121 - (AA) Technologies of Writing
Semester Hours: 3
This course explores the various ways humans write and have written since the beginning of writing. In short, this is a survey of the practical methods or systems of meaningful inscriptions – knife, brush, quill, paint, ink, pencil, print, and pixel — and of the sites of writing itself — clay, animal skin, parchment, linen, wood pulp and cyberspace. By studying the material origins of writing, students will come to understand how the making of writing simplifies and complicates communication.
WSC 001 , or permission of the instructor.
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