Colloquium Syllabus

Colloquium

Week 1

Sunday, September 14

Film Screening & Opening BBQ

            Social Sciences 122/Classics Quad; Classics 110 if raining

            Scott, Alien

Monday, September 15

            Lecture: Scott, Alien

            2:30pm Lecture: Jeff McMahon, “Entering the Conversation”

 

Tuesday, September 16

            Lecture: Freud, Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

 

Wednesday, September 17

            Lecture: Freud, Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

            Precept Meetings

            Writing exercise distributed

 

Thursday, September 18

            Writing exercise due at noon

 

Friday, September 19

            Precept Meetings

            First paper topic distributed

            Social Hour

Week 2

Monday, September 22

            Lecture: Descartes, Meditations (selections)

            First paper due at noon

 

Wednesday, September 24

            Lecture: James, ‘In the Cage’

 

Thursday, September 25

            Lecture: Baudelaire, ‘The Painter of Modern Life’ and ‘Parisian Scenes’

            Precept meetings

            Social Hour