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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
"The pleasure of the text," Roland Barthes writes, "is that moment when my body pursues its own ideas—for my body does not have the same ideas I do." What is this erotics of the text, and what has it been up to lately at the movies? Are new movies giving our bodies new ideas? In the context of the changing art of the moving image in the 21st-century, how might we read and revise classic works of psychoanalytic, feminist, and queer theory on erotic desire and cinema? We will focus especially on relatively recent metacinematic work, moviemaking about moviemaking, by such directors as Pedro Almodóvar, Olivier Assayas, Michael Haneke, Todd Haynes, David Lynch, Steve McQueen, and John Cameron Mitchell.
When Offered Fall or Spring.
Distribution Category (ALC-AS, LA-AS)
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: COML 3702, ENGL 3702, FGSS 3702, PMA 3702, VISST 3702
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Rockefeller Hall 115
- Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
Instruction Mode: In Person
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