Introduction to Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
Spring 2014 not offered
COL 212, ENGL 214, GRST 227, ANTH 229|
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
This course will introduce students to some of the major figures and ideas in the interrelated fields of social, cultural, and critical theory. The course combines two distinct components: biweekly lectures by Wesleyan faculty (open to everyone) and two weekly discussion meetings (only for enrolled students). The lectures will provide succinct introductions to selected theorists and will reflect the particular intellectual interests of the lecturers; the discussion sessions will provide in-depth textual analysis, debate, frequent writing assignments, and thorough feedback.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(ENGL)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Readings may include texts by Derrida, Nancy, Foucault, Arendt, Spivak, Freud, and Lacan.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly short essays
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students enrolled in this class have to attend a weekly lecture, held every Wednesday from 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm.
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