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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
This course examines a range of exciting and provocative 20th- and 21st- century theoretical paradigms for thinking about literature, language and culture. These approaches provide differing, though often overlapping, entryways into theoretical analysis, including structuralism and post-structuralism, translation studies, Black studies, Afro-Diasporic Studies, postcolonial and decolonial studies, performance studies, media theory and cinema/media studies, the digital humanities, psychoanalysis and trauma theory, gender studies and queer studies, studies of the Anthropocene/environmental studies, and animal studies. Occasional invited guests, lectures and class discussions will provide students with a facility for close textual analysis, a knowledge of major currents of thought in the humanities, and an appreciation for the uniqueness and complexity of language and media.
When Offered Spring.
Distribution Category (ALC-AS, LA-AS)
Course Attribute (EC-SAP)
Satisfies Requirement Designated theory course for Comparative Literature majors.
Comments No previous knowledge of theory required.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Klarman Hall KG42
- Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
Instruction Mode: In Person
Course open to all levels; no previous knowledge of literary or cultural theory required.
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