Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Program in Science, Technology, and Society records
Scope and Contents of the Collection
Boxes 1 to 3 of the collection contain minutes of the Technology Studies Program’s Steering Committee meetings and correspondence and memoranda about curriculum planning and course offerings. Boxes 4 and 5 are a set of working papers issued by the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, covering papers #1-36.
- 1973 - 2002
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In December 1972 Dean Robert L. Bishop of the School of Humanities and Social Science appointed a Technology Steering Committee to identify goals and make proposals for an interdisciplinary program in humanities and technology. Courses in technology studies were first offered in the fall of 1976 to undergraduate students who sought “to understand the place of science and technology in civilization.” In 1976 the Technology Studies Program was succeeded by the Program in Science, Technology, and Society. Professor of English Louis Bucciarelli was head of the Technology Studies Program.
4 Cubic Feet (3 record cartons, 3 manuscript boxes)
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- Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Program in Science, Technology, and Society
- Science -- Social aspects. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Technology -- Social aspects. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Preliminary Inventory to the Records of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Program in Science, Technology, and Society
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