English CRI 200A - Spring, 2017

Class Information

Instructor: Frederickson, Kathleen
Time: T 3:10-6:00
Location: 248 Voorhies

Description


    This course is designed to enable you to read work in contemporary critical theory. With that aim in view, it sets out to offer a partial overview of key movements and thinkers, from Kant onward, that retain theoretical relevance in the current moment. We will read texts by Immanuel Kant, GWF Hegel, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Jacques Lacan, Claude Levi-Strauss, Frantz Fanon, Louis Althusser, Huey Newton, Luce Irigaray, Jacques Derrida, Judith Butler, Gayatri Spivak, , Sylvia Wynter, Fred Moten.

Grading

    Participation and Reading
    Preliminary Paper Proposal
    Seminar Paper