Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2016

     

FWIS 107 001 (CRN: 15998)

IN THE MATRIX

Long Title: IN THE MATRIX: ON HUMAN BONDAGE AND LIBERATION
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Wood, Philip R.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:50PM R HBH 22 (22-AUG-2016 - 2-DEC-2016) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
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: 13
Enrollment data as of: 30-JUN-2022 5:51PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
7-DEC-2016  
2:00PM - 5:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: Using the film "The Matrix" as the point of reference, this course presents celebrated explorations of servitude and emancipation - from religious mysticism to Marxism and artistic modernism. Texts by Lao Tzu, Farid ud-Din Attar, Plato, Freud, Marx, Baudelaire, J.S. Mill, Proust, de Beauvior, Malcolm X, Marcuse, Baudrillard.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/