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
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
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)