Spring 2014 not offered
COL 339, CCIV 393, EAST 340, FIST 290, GRST 231, RUSS 340, FRST 295|
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
In this survey of theories that have shaped the reading of literature and the analysis of culture, emphasis is on key concepts--language, identity, subjectivity, gender, power, knowledge, and cultural institutions--and on key figures such as Marx, Freud, Nietzsche, Saussure, Barthes, Gramsci, Benjamin, Althusser, Foucault, Lacan, Deleuze, Jameson, postmodernism, and U.S. feminism.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CCIV)(CEAS)(CEAS-Lit&Cult)(CLAS)(COL)(CSCT)(ENGL)(ENGL-TLF Conc)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(GRST-MN)(GRST)
Coursepack plus Michel Foucault, DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Three short papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the English Department's Theory requirement for the major and contributes to the Theory & Literary Forms concentration. It is also given credit by a variety of departments and programs. COL majors may take this course on a pass-fail basis.
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