CC 300 EX: Troubling Signs: Post-Modern Literature and Theory

3 Credits
Professor Buinicki
MWF 12:30-1:20 pm

Cross Listed with ENGL 590 BX and ENGL 490 BX

In “Troubling Signs,” we will enter the post-modern labyrinth of non-linear narratives, unstable signifiers, and unreliable narrators.  Readings will include essays by theorists like Jacques Derrida, Fredric Jameson, and Jean Fran├žois Lyotard, and literary works by Thomas Pynchon, Vladimir Nabokov, and Toni Morrison, among others.  Students will be required to complete regular readings responses, a mid-term and a final exam, and two formal essays.

Other Fall Semester Courses

CC 110: Texts And Contexts I

CC 201A: Christ College Symposium

CC 205: Word And Image (Humanities: Fine Arts Requirement)

CC 215: The Christian Tradition (THEO 200 And WIC Course)

CC 255: Interpretation: Self, Culture, Society (Social Science Requirement)

CC 300 A: Ethics And Economy

CC 300 B: Peace And Social Justice

CC 300 CX: Women, Violence And Power: Sacred Texts And Modern Conversations (THEO 300)

CC 300 GX: History And Systems Of Psychology

CC 300 DX: Mass Media And The U.S. Presidency

CC 300 HX: Ancient And Medieval Philosophy

CC 300 IX: Social Gospel In American Life

CC 325 A: American Consumer Culture

CC 300 EVAX: Creation Narratives (THEO 300)

CC 325 B: African American Literature (Cultural Diversity)

CC 325 C: Encountering Others: Difference At Home & Abroad (Cultural Diversity)

CC 455 A: Inquiry In The Liberal Arts

CC 499: Christ College Senior Colloquium


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