Modernity and Geschlecht I

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==Course description==
 
==Course description==
  
We will chart the landscapes of Ageschlecht@ and relating them to the problems of modernity in series of constellations such as Nietzsche, Andreas-Salome on Arenaming the human@, Simmel, Adorno/Horkeimer on Athe utopian feminine,@ Freud, Weininger, Andreas-Salome on masochism and narcissism, Kirchner, Nolde, Benn, Lasker-Schueler on primitivism/racism, Dix and Grosz on the AGreat War@ and Lustmord, Benjamin, Kracauer, Ch. Wolff on flanerie and the public space.
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We will chart the landscapes of Geschlecht and relating them to the problems of modernity in a series of constellations such as Nietzsche, Andreas-Salome on renaming the human, Simmel, Adorno/Horkeimer on the utopian feminine, Freud, Weininger, Andreas-Salome on masochism and narcissism, Kirchner, Nolde, Benn, Lasker-Schueler on primitivism/racism, Dix and Grosz on the Great War and Lustmord, Benjamin, Kracauer, Ch. Wolff on flanerie and the public space.
  
 
==Books and chapters==
 
==Books and chapters==
  
Neitzsche, ''Beyond Good and Evil, Genealogy of Morals''; Andreas-Salome, ''Nietzsche''; selected essays, Fenitschka and Deviation; Simmel, selected essays, Adorno/Horkeimer, ''Dialectic of Enlightenment''; Freud, selected essays, ''Weininger'', ''Sex and Character'', ''Benn'', Ronne stories, poetry, Lasker-Schuler, poetry, Hebrew ballads, Benjamin, Baudelaire, Arcade Project, Kracauer, Mass Ornament, Wolff, Hindsight; selected drawings and paintings by Kirchner, Nolde, Dix and Grosz.
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Nietzsche, ''Beyond Good and Evil,"  "Genealogy of Morals''; Andreas-Salome, ''Nietzsche''; selected essays, "Fenitschka and Deviation;" Simmel, selected essays, Adorno/Horkeimer, ''Dialectic of Enlightenment''; Freud, selected essays, Weininger, ''Sex and Character'', Benn, Ronne stories, poetry, Lasker-Schuler, poetry, Hebrew ballads, Benjamin, Baudelaire, Arcade Project, Kracauer, "Mass Ornament," Wolff, "Hindsight;" selected drawings and paintings by Kirchner, Nolde, Dix and Grosz.
  
 
==Format==
 
==Format==

Latest revision as of 19:56, 10 February 2007

Modernity and Geschlecht I will explore configurations of Modernity and Geschlecht focusing on the rich connotations of the German term Geschlecht--sex, the feminine, species, descent, blood, family, race.

[edit] Course description

We will chart the landscapes of Geschlecht and relating them to the problems of modernity in a series of constellations such as Nietzsche, Andreas-Salome on renaming the human, Simmel, Adorno/Horkeimer on the utopian feminine, Freud, Weininger, Andreas-Salome on masochism and narcissism, Kirchner, Nolde, Benn, Lasker-Schueler on primitivism/racism, Dix and Grosz on the Great War and Lustmord, Benjamin, Kracauer, Ch. Wolff on flanerie and the public space.

[edit] Books and chapters

Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil," "Genealogy of Morals; Andreas-Salome, Nietzsche; selected essays, "Fenitschka and Deviation;" Simmel, selected essays, Adorno/Horkeimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment; Freud, selected essays, Weininger, Sex and Character, Benn, Ronne stories, poetry, Lasker-Schuler, poetry, Hebrew ballads, Benjamin, Baudelaire, Arcade Project, Kracauer, "Mass Ornament," Wolff, "Hindsight;" selected drawings and paintings by Kirchner, Nolde, Dix and Grosz.

[edit] Format

The course will be conducted as a seminar. Required work, participation, oral presentations and one substantial final paper.