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Ethics, Power & Justice
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In The City of God, Saint Augustine confronts a central problem: How did evil come into the world if human beings were created good? Through our study of the ethical universe of literary texts, we engage with questions essential to humanity, including the nature of human beings, the basis for moral conventions, individual and collective responsibility, goodness versus happiness, and guilt, forgiveness, and redemption.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8814 - NLIT 0434 A
  • Gordon, Terri
Sep 01 - Dec 08
Online
Tuesday
1:55 - 3:45 PM
Fall 2020
It has been said that Sigmund Freud sought privacy on the Ringstrasse—that is, not in the quiet of his consulting room but on the street, the place of incidents and accidents. We trace the social history of psychoanalysis in parallel with the histories of two cities commonly associated with it: fin-de-siècle Vienna and "delirious" New York. Shifts in urban experience produced dramatic changes in the sens...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8801 - NSOC 3715 A
  • Wagner, Aleksandra
Sep 03 - Dec 17
Online
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2020
Social theory, both classical and contemporary, has always wrestled with the issue of identity, seeking to interpret and explain the social processes and political struggles by means of which individual and collective identities are construed. Since the dawn of modernity, human identity—who we are as individual and collective beings—has not been viewed as a fixed, stable, or ascribed position. We begin wi...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8802 - NSOC 3502 A
  • Wagner, Aleksandra
Sep 02 - Dec 16
Online
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2020
In The City of God, Saint Augustine confronts a central problem: How did evil come into the world if human beings were created good? In this course, we explore the question of evil through a study of texts ranging from biblical to modern. With Dostoevsky and Kafka, we travel on the dark side of life, examining crime, transgression, and nightmarish systems. We explore a number of theoretical perspectives, from Augusti...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8791 - NLIT 3434 A
  • Gordon, Terri
Sep 01 - Dec 08
Online
Tuesday
1:55 - 3:45 PM
Fall 2020
The conclusion of World War II led to a new era in international relations, one purportedly based on international law and human rights. In practice, however, states frequently ignore international legal requirements when the laws impede the pursuit of their own national interests. Since the catastrophic attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States has responded to security threats with policies and practices in ...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7116 - NPOL 3571 A
  • Torres-Spelliscy, Glynn
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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