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Spring 2018 Religion GU4626 section 001
READING (IN THEORY)
FREUD AND DERRIDA

Call Number 91497
Day & Time
Location
R 12:10pm-2:00pm
201 80 Claremont Ave
Points 4
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Gil Anidjar
Type SEMINAR
Course Description This reading-intensive course will engage, over time with essential texts of the current critical canon. Offered over a series of semesters, it is aimed at developing a practice of reading: close or distant, and always attentive. Let us say: slow reading. What does it mean to read? Where and when does reading start? Where does it founder? What does reading this author (Freud, for example) or that author (say, Foucault) do to the practice of reading? Can we read without misreading? Can we read for content or information without missing the essential? Is there such a thing as essential reading? Favoring a demanding and strenuous exposure to the text at hand, this course promises just that: a demanding and strenuous exposure to reading. The course can be repeated for credit.
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Department Religion
Enrollment 19 students (25 max) as of 12:12AM Friday, June 22, 2018
Subject Religion
Number GU4626
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20181RELI4626W001

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