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Fall 2014 First-Year Seminar BC1572 section 001
ANIMALS IN TEXT & SOCIETY
ANIMALS IN TEXT AND SOCIETY

Call Number 01446
Day & Time
Location
TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
404 Barnard Hall
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Timea Szell
Type SEMINAR
Course Description Interdisciplinary examination of the intimate and fraught connections between animals and humans in literature, philosophy and culture. We will consider topics such as the historical constructions of species boundaries and of the multiple meanings and uses of animals in human life; animal and human identity; emotions evoked by animals; and conceptualizations of animals as colonized "others." Readings include Aesop, Edward Albee, Angela Carter, John Coetzee, Geoffrey Chaucer, Gustave Flaubert, Jean LeFontaine, Marie de France, Michael Pollan, Ovid, selections from Genesis (in the Hebrew Bible), and Virginia Woolf.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department First-Year Seminar Program @Barnard
Enrollment 15 students as of 11:39PM Friday, November 21, 2014
Subject First-Year Seminar
Number BC1572
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143FYSB1572X001

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