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  • Early Modern Knowledge (Fall 2016, Section 17)

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    Tuesday, August 16, 2016 to Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    To quote L.P. Hartley: “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.”  Early modern Europe (1500-1800) does indeed seem like a foreign land, where kings and queens ruled over a population that would be considered both ignorant and subservient by modern standards. And yet,...

  • Media Ethics (Winter 2017, section 18)

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    Monday, January 2, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Studies suggest that the average Canadian spends 19 hours online and 28 hours watching TV every week.  Many of us also listen to the radio while driving, read the newspaper in the metro, and are bombarded with advertising everywhere we go. It is therefore hard to deny that the media plays a...