Catastrophic Communities

ENGL 0710K S01 [CRN: 24278]

What becomes of communities and individuals in a catastrophe? This course considers the different literary, social and ethical formations that arise or are destroyed in disaster, and examines what it means to be both an individual and part of a collective in times of unprecedented upheaval. Readings by Blanchot, Camus, Sebald, Duras, Freud, Arendt, Jaspers, Orwell, and Eggers. WRIT
Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
35
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:30 am - 11:50 am Tue, Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
09 (May 16, 2014 2:00pm)