Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

GERM 352 - THE POLITICS OF THE FLESH

Long Title: POLITICS OF THE FLESH IN GERMAN LITERATURE, THOUGHT AND FILM
Department: *Classical & European Studies*
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course will introduce students to the complex relation between the sphere of politics and the human body as negotiated in German literature, thought and film. We will examine the practices of power that states wield toward the maximization of “life” and discuss such pressing issues as biopower, eugenics, racism, sexism and genocide. Taught in English.