Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

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FWIS 107 901 (CRN: 13720)

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 - 2:15PM TR (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 16
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 20-APR-2024 3:16PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
8-DEC-2021  
2:00PM - 5:00PM W
 
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/