The Cyborg Inside Me, Summer Registration Opens Today

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animation by Christine Hodgson

Anthropology professor Svetlana Peshkova channeled her inner cyborg and created the new Anthropology of the Internet course that she will teach this summer. The course, ANTH 508, will explore will explore interactions between humans and the digital landscape.

“Digital technologies … are a part of the students’ daily life,” says Prof. Peshkova. “Video gaming, texting, the Web, iPads, e-readers, smart phones, computers, and virtual reality provide all of us with new experiences. They challenge time and geographic boundaries, and consequently our understandings of what it means to be human.”

Registration for summer courses opens today. The College is offering dozens of online courses, as well as on-campus and study abroad opportunities.

Search for courses at courses.unh.edu.; register at www.unh.edu/summersession.

Read more about Prof. Peshkova’s course in UNH Today.

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