Course Schedule - Spring 17

     

GERM 340 001 (CRN: 23924)

WALTER BENJAMIN

Long Title: WALTER BENJAMIN: AESTHETICS, HISTORY AND POLITICS
Department: Classical and European Studies
Instructor: Steiner, Uwe W.
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM TR RZR 310 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 1
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 15
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 3
Enrollment data as of: 10-DEC-2017 11:27PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
28-APR-2017  
2:00PM - 5:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: Benjamin has been celebrated as a revolutionary Marxist, a theologian of Jewish Messianism, and as an essayist and literary critic. The course offers an introduction to his writings by way situating them in the historical background of the Weimar Republic and the crises of European society on the eve of WWII. Taught in English.