Language, Literacy & Culture

Summer 2007

General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)

LLC 606   Social Inequality and Social Policy                     3 credits
This course examines poverty and inequality in modern society. The focus is on describing the extent of poverty and inequality, examining theories that attempt to explain these phenomena and discussing the policies that have been employed to mitigate them. In addition to class inequality, the course will consider racial and gender inequality. Note: Also listed as SOCY 606. For more information contact hewitt@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0176] 7060 Meets 07/09/2007 - 08/17/2007             HEWITT, C
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (PUP 206)

LLC 616   Cyberspace, Culture and Society                         3 credits
The "information super highway," "communications revolution" and "cyberspace" are used to describe the contemporary revolution in human communications. This course will explore the cultural and societal implications of computer-mediated communications by addressing such topics and questions as the representations of self and self identity in cyberspace, interactions in cyberspace, information technology and institutional change, community formation in cyberspace, democracy and collective action in cyberspace and order and deviance in cyberspace. Throughout this course, contemporary technological advances will be compared to and contrasted with the cultural and societal effects of previous technologies, such as the printing press, telephone and television. Note: Also listed as SOCY 616. For more information contact diane.krichmar@verizon.net.
          Grade Method: REG
[0177] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             MALONEY-KRICHM
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (ITE 233)

LLC 892   Directed Independent Study                            2-3 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: REG  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.

LLC 898   PRE CANDIDACY DOCTORAL RESEARCH                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.

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