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2014-2015

African American Studies

Fall

AF AM ST 469 Poststructuralism and Black Politics (Barnor Hesse)

Winter

AF AM ST 420 Expressive Arts and Cultural Studies (Alex Weheliye)

Spring

AF AM ST 480 Intro to Comparative Race & Diaspora (Michelle Wright)

Art History

Fall

ART HIST 450 Studies in 19th Century Art: Art and Politics from the French Revolution to the Dual Crisis (The Great Recession and Global Warming) (Stephen Eisenman)
ART HIST 460 Art, Affect, and the End of Psychoanalysis (Huey Copeland)

Art Theory and Practice

ART 372 "On the social and aesthetic possibilities of synesthesia" (Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev)

*Note this is a special opportunity: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev was the curator of the 2012 Documenta and will be visiting Northwestern 2013-2016 in fall of each year. Offering a critical theory intensive course at 300-level open to graduate students from other departments.

Communication Studies

Fall

CS 453 Visual Communication (Robert Hariman)
CS 475 Seminar in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Culture: Post-colonial and Transnational Discourse Analysis (Dilip Gaonkar)

Winter

CS 475 Seminar in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Culture: Cold War, Public Sphere (Kate Baldwin)

Spring

CS 525 Popular Culture, Audiences, and the Problem of Effects (Janice Radway)

German and Comparative Literary Studies

Fall

German 441 Studies in Communication and Culture (Adorno)/CLS 481: Studies in Literary Theory (Peter Brandes)

Winter

German 401/cross-listed with Philosophy/CLS 486: Hegel and Shakespeare (Anselm Haverkamp, visiting professor)
CLS 412 German Literature and Critical Thought, 1750-1832 (Sam Weber)

Spring

German 441 Studies in Communication and Culture (Theories of Affect/Emotion)/CLS 486 Studies in Literature and the Disciplines (Anna Parkinson)

English

Fall

English 465/CLS 413 Studies in Colonial & Postcolonial Literature: Indian Ocean Modernisms (Evan Mwangi)

Winter

English 385 Identification (James Hodge)
English 441 Studies in 18th-Century Literature: Constructions of Gender and Race in Travel Writing of the Long Eighteenth Century (Helen Thompson)
English 461/CLS 486 Studies in Contemporary Literature: International Law and Literature (Andrew Leong)

Spring

English 383 Studies in Literary Theory: The Sublime (Emily Rorhbach)

French and Italian and CLS

Fall

French 460 The Avant-gardes in the World (Chris Bush)
French 493 Theories of Colonial/Postcolonial Legacies Nasrin Qader)
Italian 350-0 Advanced Topics in Italian Culture and Literature - Michelangelo Antonioni’s Advanced Modernity: Gender, Ecology, Fashion, and Architecture in Contemporary Life (Alessia Ricciardi)
CLS 481 Studies in Literary Theory - The Homo Sacer effect: Agamben's thought in context (Alessia Ricciardi)

Music

Winter

MUSICOL 435 Sound, Affect, and Signification (Ryan Dohoney)

Philosophy

Fall

PHIL 313-2 Kant, Crit. of Pure Reason: Dialectic (Rachel Zuckert)
PHIL 423 Seminar in Contemporary Phil: The Future of Democracy (Cristina Lafont)

Winter

PHIL 318 Studies in Contemporary: Habermas on Communicative Rationality (Cristina Lafont)
PHIL 361 Topics in Social & Political Phil (Charles Mills)
PHIL 415 Deconstruction & Feminism/CLS 481/GS 490 (Penelope Deutscher)

Spring

PHIL 315 Studies in French Philosophy (Penelope Deutscher)
PHIL 319 Existentialism and its Sources: Kierkegaard and Indirect Communication (Mark Alznauer)
PHIL 414 Seminar in German Philosophy: Hegel’s Philosophy of Spirit (Mark Alznauer)

Political Science

Spring

POLI_SCI 303 Modernity and Its Discontents (Mary Dietz)
POLI_SCI 390 Critical Studies in World Politics (Michael Loriaux)
POLI_SCI 390 Politics of Religious Diversity (Elizabeth Hurd)
POLI_SCI 447 Critical Studies in World Politics (Michael Loriaux)
POLI_SCI 464 Contemporary Political Thought (Arendt) (Mary Dietz)

Religious Studies

Fall

REL 395 Theories of Religion (Molina)
REL 471 Embodiment and Materiality (Molina)
REL 481 Theory and Method (Traina)

Winter

REL 339 The Art of Rabbinic Narrative (Wimpfheimer)
REL 471 Religion and Modernity (Hurd and Orsi)

Sociology

Fall

SOC 420 Sociology of Culture (Wendy Griswold)

Winter

SOC 406 Contemporary Social Theory (Wendy Espeland)

Spring

SOC 406 Classical Social Theory (Chas Camic)

Spanish and Portuguese

Fall

SPPO 401 Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory, The Coordinates of Theory: South by North by South (Jorge Coronado)

Spring

SPPO 480 Topics in Latin American Literature and/or Iberian Literatures & Culture: Friendship, Masculinity, Vulnerabilities (Cesar Braga-Pinto)

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