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851-0306-05L  Literature and Technology - Simulations, Prototypes, Machines

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersE. Edelmann-Ohler
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentParticularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MAVT, D-MATL

AbstractLiterature about technology transposes models, products and procedures of scientific progress into the logic of poetry. This literature converts not only technology into fiction, but it also creates new cultural and social contextualisations, which reveal alternative readings of configurations of knowledge.
ObjectiveStudents are familiar with different relations between literature and technology. They can verbalise and analyse central contentions.
ContentIm Seminar lesen wir unter anderem Texte von E.T.A. Hofmann, Franz Kafka, Georg Kaiser und Max Frisch.