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Fall 2014 First-Year Seminar BC1707 section 001
CONFESSION

Call Number 08198
Day & Time
Location
MW 1:10pm-2:25pm
318 Milbank Hall (Barnard)
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Elizabeth Castelli
Type SEMINAR
Course Description This seminar explores the notion of "confession" in many manifestations (autobiography, memoir, sacrament/ritual, political/judicial performance, public spectacle/confessional culture) and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives (history, literature, psychoanalysis, theology, cultural studies).  Readings include: Augustine, Confessions; Foucault, History of Sexuality,vol. 1; Ginzberg, The Cheese and the Worms; Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground; Miranda v. Arizona; Gillian Slovo, Red Dust; Jackson, The Politics of Storytelling; Bauer, The Art of the Public Grovel; Cole, The Torture Memos; Asad, Genealogies of Religion; "The Lives of Others" (film; 2006, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarch).
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Department First-Year Seminar Program @Barnard
Enrollment 15 students as of 11:28PM Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Subject First-Year Seminar
Number BC1707
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143FYSB1707X001

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