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DSGN 495-50: Ethics and Identity in Design

Quarter Offered

Fall : Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm ; George Aye

Description

This class will bolster a student’s ability to ask critical questions of themselves in their role as a designer when tackling complex social issues. Through in-depth class discussions and deep self-reflection, this class will provide intellectual rigor to the many conflicts of interests and perverse incentives that persist when designers enter the social sector.

Questions like
* Why am I doing this work and why now?
* What is good design in the social sector?
* What right do I have to do this work?

This course is open to EDI and MMM

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