Course Description

"Welcome to the present. Some call it the 'post-truth' era. It is a time when fact and fabrication blend in the spectacle of the real. A time in which 'fake news' –encompassing mis- and disinformation, falsehoods, rumors, hoaxes, and various forms of propaganda – proliferates, performance studies and philosophy, this course critically examines the constitution of fakeness and the politics of truth in our times, and investigates the mechanisms sustaining fake news and ways to counter its spread."


This course is available for undergraduate credit. Students must possess a high school diploma and must be an adult age 18 or older to participate.
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