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2021 Spring

METHODS IN THE HUMAN SCIENCES; CRITICAL WRITING, ANALYSIS & INTERPRETATION - HUM690 Spring 2021


Course
Einat Adar
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Lessons

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction

Interpretation as theory and practice

2. Popular Culture I

Storytelling in a time of crisis

3. Popular Culture II

Violence and conflict

4. The Gothic Novel

Science and monstrosity

5. Human monsters

The body as the other

6. Constructions of identity

The Monster as a cultural other

7. Drama I

The strangeness of performance

8. Embodiment

The body on stage

9. New Materialisms

The interconnectivity of the world

10. Drama II

Performing imprisonment

11. Surveillance and confinement

Reality and ideality of surveillance bureaucracies

12. The place of humanities in public discourse

Poetry and politics

13. Poetry

Defining a national genre

14. New criticism

Looking for meaning in poetry

15. Queer history

Perceptions of reception

16. Film

A modern art form

17. Psychoanalytic perspectives

Trying to decipher the mysteries of the human soul

18. Ethical perspectives

Moral values in the cinema

19. Conclusion

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