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Buchanan Library Fellows Project

Buchanan Library Fellows Project, Spring 2018

The Power of Propaganda, Persuasion, and Information Dissemination

Description: In this seminar, students will learn about the principles, strategies, techniques, and effects of information dissemination. The course deals with intellectual property and propaganda in the context of scholarship, religion, war, politics, culture, and advertising, and explores implications for the future of information sharing in our modern technological age. Students will also learn about exhibition and curatorial techniques while engaging with the library’s Special Collections materials. Students will work collaboratively or individually to produce an exhibit or a poster, focusing on different aspects of propaganda and its role in information dissemination.

Lead mentors: Melissa Mallon and Nathan Jones.

Dates of Employment: spring 2018 semester

Contact: Celia Walker