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C LIT 510 B: History Of Literary Criticism And Theory IV

Transnational Childhoods

Meeting Time: 
MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
THO 215
SLN: 
11821
Instructor:
Andrew Nestingen

Syllabus Description:

“Transnational Childhoods”

The course draws on psychoanalytical, Marxian, and cultural studies writing to ask, How has the figure of the child has been  constructed since the 1970s? The course is divided into three sections: The Child, Parents, The School. It pays special attention to the narrative and intersectional construction of these figures and institutions. Students will sharpen their knowledge of influential theoretical approaches in the humanities, and also develop accounts of how such approaches guide analysis and argument about childhood. Authors read include: Ariès, Berlant, Butler, Freud, Foucault, Edelman, Lacan, Phillips, Rose, Sahlberg, Zipes.  

Offered with SCAND 504 / ENGL 510.

Additional Details:

The course draws on psychoanalytical, Marxian, and cultural studies writing to ask, How has the figure of the child has been  constructed since the 1970s? The course is divided into three sections: The Child, Parents, The School. It pays special attention to the narrative and intersectional construction of these figures and institutions. Students will sharpen their knowledge of influential theoretical approaches in the humanities, and also develop accounts of how such approaches guide analysis and argument about childhood. Authors read include: Ariès, Berlant,
Butler, Freud, Foucault, Edelman, Lacan, Phillips, Rose, Sahlberg, Zipes.

Offered with SCAND 504/ENGL 510.

Catalog Description: 
A study of the major issues in literary criticism and theory since about 1965. Offered: jointly with ENGL 510.
Status: 
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Last updated: 
May 23, 2016 - 9:04am
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