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Fall 2020 Greek, Modern UN3935 section 001
HELLENISM&THE TOPOGRAPHICAL IMAGINATION
HELLENISM&THE TOPOGRAPHIC

Call Number 11632
Day & Time
Location
T 2:10pm-4:00pm
ONLINE ONLY
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Dimitris Antoniou
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description This course examines the way particular spaces—cultural, urban, literary—serve as sites for the production and reproduction of cultural and political imaginaries. It places particular emphasis on the themes of the polis, the city, and the nation-state as well as on spatial representations of and responses to notions of the Hellenic across time. Students will consider a wide range of texts as spaces—complex sites constituted and complicated by a multiplicity of languages—and ask: To what extent is meaning and cultural identity, sitespecific? How central is the classical past in Western imagination? How have great metropolises such as Paris, Istanbul, and New York fashioned themselves in response to the allure of the classical and the advent of modern Greece? How has Greece as a specific site shaped the study of the Cold War, dictatorships, and crisis?
Web Site Vergil
Department Classics
Enrollment 15 students (25 max) as of 5:05PM Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Subject Greek, Modern
Number UN3935
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering:Undergraduate, General Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20203GRKM3935W001

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