Animals

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As humans, we belong to the animal kingdom, which comprises multicellular, eukaryotic organisms as varied as the mite, whale, and duck-billed platypus. Although as different in shape as they are …

Joyce, Beckett & Modernism

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Using the work of James Joyce and Samuel Beckett as primary intellectual guides, this interdisciplinary seminar will examine the many trajectories and themes of modernism in fiction, poetry, drama, art, …

The Body

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This course will examine principal texts and interpretations of the major figures in continental thought on the concept of the body. The texts we will study and discuss encompass the most foundational, innovative, and influential thinking on the body in the modern, postmodern, and posthuman eras.