Social Inquiry in an Age of Upheaval: Noah Coburn
Bennington Early College Program:
Social Inquiry in an Age of Upheaval
Taught by Noah Coburn
7:30-9:00 pm ET | Feb. 8 - Mar. 1
Q&A with Noah Coburn
What excites you about teaching Social Inquiry in an Age of Upheaval?
This generation of college students enters at a time of unprecedented uncertainty, but also has immense resources at their disposal. At a place like Bennington, which allows students to think creatively and act concretely on their passions, there is simultaneously great opportunity to harness different disciplinary lens and apply them to these pressing issues.
At a place like Bennington [...] there is simultaneously great opportunity to harness different disciplinary lens and apply them to these pressing issues.
What do you hope students will gain from this course?
A sense of how different disciplines in the social sciences respond to crises ranging from COVID-19 to global warming to American imperialism.
What sort of student do you hope takes this course?
Students who want to think about how they can design their own approaches to the pressing issues of our time and who want to better understand how to do social science analysis in a series of different forms.
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About the Bennington Early College Program
The Bennington Early College Program is a suite of one-credit online courses for high school, gap year, and college students. Programs are offered in Literature and Writing, Social and Environmental Justice, and Politics, Power, and Society.
Bennington Early College Program course fees are refundable for students who later apply to Bennington's undergraduate program.