Geoff Zylstra’s Profile

Faculty
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Geoff Zylstra
Department
Social Science

My Courses

History of Technology

History of Technology

This course surveys technological changes and the development of a technological society in North America from Native American inhabitation to the late twentieth century. It focuses on the relationship between technology and human values, giving specific attention to the ways in which innovations and technological systems shape and are shaped by American society and culture. This course will use technological development as a way to explore social divisions such as race, class and gender, economic development, the nature of work and labor, technological determinism, the relationship between science and technology, human relationships with the environment, and the appropriate use of technology.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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NEH Making Connections

NEH Making Connections

This is the project for a new NEH program at City Tech, “Making Connections: Engaging the Humanities at a College of Technology.” This fellowship opportunity will bring together faculty from across the campus to discuss cultural theory, literature and film as they relate to technology. Through collaboration with faculty from other disciplines, fellows will strengthen the interdisciplinary course offerings at City Tech, an important priority for the College’s new Gen Ed.

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