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Postmodernism: Critical Perspectives
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 10 credits, including 1.0 credit of second-year liberal studies (including 0.5 VISC credit).
This seminar course examines key theories and ideas that have emerged under the broad term of postmodernism. Readings for the course familiarize students with the debates about postmodernism and contemporary culture related to issues of technology, globalization and postcolonialism. Assignments focus on the development of critical strategies and analytical frameworks for reading, responding to, and writing about theoretical ideas. In depth examination of assigned readings is complemented by discussion of related artistic practices.
Anti-requisite: Students who have taken ACAD 4B12 may not take this course for further credit.
Notes: VISC 2B07 is strongly recommended in advance of this course.

*It is recommended that students complete HUMN 4B18 in their third year or in the summer preceding their thesis year.

Priority registration for Criticism and Curatorial Practice majors.

Priority registration for this course will be lifted on July 18, 2011.

Course code change 2011-12
Course was last updated June 23, 2011 - 11:17 AM