Blog 8: Me++ 7-17 (DUE 11/04) Bring a hard-copy to class Wed.!
Human society has moved from wandering tribes of close-knit family units to city states defined by literal walls to nation-states with geographical boundaries to what we now think of as a "global citizenry". First, describe what physical boundaries define you as a person. Start with your own skin and work your way outwards. Second, define what connections and networks penetrate those boundaries. How and when do you access the "networks" of information and goods in your life? Finally, what time structures (schedules, devices, work, etc.) dictate the regularity of your every day existence.
C. Jason Smith, Ph.D. is Professor of English at the City University of New York-LaGuardia CC. He has published books and articles on gender in science fiction film and fantasy and is an active science and technology writer.