The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

[Add to Favorites]

COML 4999 - Seminar in Theory


(LA-AS)      


Spring. 4 credits.

Enrollment limited to: 15 undergraduate students. Required course for COML Majors.

A. Bachner.

Spring topic: Theories of Affinity

This course examines trends and issues in contemporary literary and cultural theory, with attention to structuralism and poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, queer theory, postcolonial theory, media theory, and ecocritical/animal studies approaches. In order to build a theoretical foundation for practices of comparison, we will pay particular attention to the ways in which different theories imagine connection and relation: between world and word, subject and object, self and other, human and animal. Readings include works by Ferdinand de Saussure, Karl Marx, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, Homi Bhabha, Jacques Rancière, Giorgio Agamben, and others.



[Add to Favorites]