ENGINEERING OURSELVES: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF CYBORGS
Humans have been indirectly and directly biohacking for millennia. This course considers the evidence for human ‘self-engineering’ throughout human evolution, recent human history, and today, focusing on broad comparative perspectives on cultural influences on human anatomy, physiology, genetics, and the ethics and social context of conscious human self-modification.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year, including at least 0.5 courses in Social Science, Science or Health Sciences. Recommended but not required: Anthropology 2226A/B, 2237A/B or 2240A/B.