Spring 2022

INF 386 History of Information and Society : History of Information in the United States

Unique ID: 28315


12:00 PM - 03:00 PM  UTA 1.502
In Person


A survey of the history of information, with a focus on information professions and centers (e.g. libraries, archives, schools, museums, newspapers, social media, non-profit/for-profit corporations, government settings, etc.) in the United States over the last 150 years. Interdisciplinary examination of 'information' and its manifestations in historical but also philosophical, sociological, political, economic, journalistic, and technological contexts.


Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.


Restricted to graduate degree seekers in the School of Information during registration periods 1 and 2.
Remaining seats will be made available to outside students on January 13th.
In the meantime, interested non-iSchool students may request a seat reservation by completing this Registration Support Questionnaire.