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-MN)(CLAS)(COL)(ENGL)(ENGL-TLF Conc)(FRST-MN)(GRST-MN)(GRST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Coursepack plus Michel Foucault, DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Several short papers - total of 15 pages.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the English Department's Theory requirement for the major. It is also given credit by a variety of departments and programs. COL majors may take this course on a pass-fail basis.
|Instructor(s): Tölölyan,Khachig Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: PAC002; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 7||JR major: 25|| || |
|Seats Available: 12||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: 2||SO: 6||FR: X|