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Culture and Subjectivity
PSYC 318
Spring 2021
Section: 01  

The critical psychologist Thomas Teo states, "society, culture, and history provide forms (molds) of subjectivity, whereby (developing) individuals have the agency to sometimes choose, expand or change forms, and in rare circumstances, they may even be able to transcend these forms. Under normal circumstances, however, humans adapt, (ful)fill, and actively 'suture' into these forms, allowing for variations and new actualizations." This course is oriented towards exploring contemporary forms of subjectivity in the 21st century, considering in particular the combination of social media and neoliberal capitalism in the shaping of mentalities and behaviors, as well as possible avenues to critically and creatively contest these predominant cultural forms.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PSYC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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