English CRI 200A - Winter, 2019

Class Information

Instructor: Frederickson, Kathleen
Time: M 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 Hegel onward, that retain theoretical relevance in the current moment. We will read texts by GWF Hegel, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Jacques Lacan, Frantz Fanon, Louis Althusser, Huey Newton, Luce Irigaray, Jacques Derrida, Leopoldina Fortunati, Judith Butler, Gayatri Spivak, Sylvia Wynter, Fred Moten, and others.

Grading

    Participation and Reading
    Preliminary Paper Proposal
    Seminar Paper