CT Faculty Offer 15 Critical Theory Courses in Spring 2019

CT faculty will be teaching 15 spring  2019 courses that count towards the Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory. These courses reflect the interdisciplinary breadth of the Program, with core and elective options in Comparative Literature, Gender and Women’s Studies, Music Rhetoric, Political Science, Philosophy, Film, Sociology, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

For more information on fall courses and the curricular requirements of the Designated Emphasis in Critical Theory, please visit our Courses page.

Spring 2019 Critical Theory Courses:  CORE

  • Problems of Literary Theory | German | Karen Feldman
  • Queer Aesthetics | Film 240/Gender and Women’s Studies | Damon Young
  • Traditions of Critical Thought: French Theories and Their Aftermaths | French | Eglantine L. Colon
  • Rhetorical Theory and Criticism: Rhetorical Theory – On War and Revolution: Legal and Political Histories | Rhetoric | Samer Esmeir
  • Advanced Study in Sociology Theory: Marxist Theories of Politics | Sociology | Dylan Riley

Spring 2019 Critical Theory Courses:  ELECTIVE

  • The City, Arts and Public Space | City and Regional Planning and Rhetoric | Teresa Caldeira and Shannon Jackson
  • The Novel and Sociological Forms of Knowledge | Comparative Literature | Michael Lucey
  • Studies in Literary Theory: Kafka and His Commentators | Comparative Literature | Judith Butler
  • Philosophical Idealizations of Art and Modernist Practices | English | Charles Altieri
  • Fictional Writings of History in Post-Colonial Maghribi Literature | French | Soraya Tlatli
  • Decentering the Early Modern: Utopian Texts in the Atlantic World | Italian and Spanish | Diego Pirillo and Ivonne del Valle
  • Interpretive Theories and Music: Future Trends in Ethnomusicological Research | Music | Jocelyne M. Guibault
  • Michel Foucault: The Order of Things | Philosophy | Hans Sluga, Paolo Mancosu
  • Modern Political Theory | Political Science | Wendy Brown
  • Introduction to Nietzsche | Rhetoric | James Porter