Surveillance & Society: Big Brother, Secret Police & Reality TV

GER 89S

Do we live in a surveillance society, and why does it matter? This class will explore fundamental issues around surveillance, such as privacy, freedom, democracy, terrorism, security, and police states, as well as our 21st-century culture of self-display and surveillance as entertainment. Dystopian fiction, legal and philosophical writings, journalism & film.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AMI 89S, LIT 89S