Authenticity and Its Others|
Spring 2019 not offered
This course will examine scholarly and popular conceptions of authenticity and inauthenticity. How do notions of authenticity function within contemporary culture? What are the various inauthentic others to which authenticity is juxtaposed?
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SOC)
14 Movies including THE MATRIX, AVATAR, THE SOCIAL NETWORK
Karl Marx, ECONOMIC & PHILOSOPHICAL MANUSCRIPTS
Theodore Adorno, THE JARGON OF AUTHENTICITY
Jean Baudrillard, SIMULACRA AND SIMULATION
Donna J. Haraway, SIMIANS, CYBORGS, AND WOMEN
N. Katherine Hayles, HOW WE BECAME POSTHUMAN
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly film analysis, weekly reading journals, final paper.
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