21G.068 The Invention of French Theory: A History of Transatlantic Intellectual Life since 1945


Class Info

Examines post-WWII French theory. Discusses how theorists such as Lacan, Cixous, Derrida, and Debord were perceived in France and the US. Explores transatlantic intellectual debates since 1989 and the "new" French theory. Topics include: communism, decolonization, neo-liberalism, gender and mass media. Taught in English.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.068 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by B. Perreau.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Tuesdays in 14N-313.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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