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Introduction to Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

CHUM 227
Spring 2013
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: 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.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CHUM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(ENGL)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-19-2014
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