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Fall 2014 First-Year Seminar BC1711 section 001
MADNESS

Call Number 06543
Day & Time
Location
MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
306 Milbank Hall (Barnard)
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Edward J Tyerman
Type SEMINAR
Course Description Why is madness such a pervasive theme in literature, art, film and social theory? Using texts from ancient Greece, nineteenth-century Russia, modern China and post-war America, this seminar explores how madness has been used to define social normalcy, determine gender relations, and investigate the nature of individualism, subjectivity and creativity.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department First-Year Seminar Program @Barnard
Enrollment 15 students as of 11:25PM Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Subject First-Year Seminar
Number BC1711
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143FYSB1711X001

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