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Course Info for VIEN - 110 - 01, Spring 2022
Class number: 1116 Title: Thought&Culture of Vienna Department: Vienna
Career: Undergraduate Component: Lecture Session: Regular
Instructor's Permission Required: Yes Grading Basis: Graded Units: 1.00
Enrollment limited to 9 Current enrollment: 0 Available seats: 9
Start date: Monday, January 31, 2022 End date: Monday, May 16, 2022 Mode of Instruction: In Person
Schedule: TBA Instructor(s):
Oliver, Lindsay
Summerhays, Jennifer
Prerequisite(s): None
Distribution Requirement: Meets Global Engagement Requirement
Course Description:
Using a seminar format, this course will introduce students, via the close reading of relevant texts and visits to the museums and cultural institutions of Vienna, to the breadth and complexity of Austrian culture, thought, and politics. The seminar will be structured into the following sections that engage the city of Vienna, the Hapsburg legacy, and Austria in general: philosophy; psychoanalysis; cultural and art history; literature; and politics (with emphases on contemporary political questions such as human rights, immigration, multiculturalism, and racism). The seminar will be conducted in English.