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Viewing: ENGL 3915 : Literature and Madness

Last approved: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:04:00 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:05:34 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English (ENGL)
ENGL
3915
Literature and Madness
Literature and Madness
Fall 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
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Corequisites

30
Marshall Alcorn, David Mitchell, Robert McRuer, Jonathan Hsy
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A literary history of mental unrest; madness as a condition of culture, as an adaptive cognitive style, and as a cognitive challenge; descriptive, medical, historical, and socio-critical perspectives.
As a result of completing the course, students will identify conceptual terms used for understanding mental unrest. Students will evaluate the historical context and controversy for the development of such terms. Students will demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the material in written and oral presentations.
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This course is unique in that it analyzes the literary history of mental unrest alongside the history of medicine and that it uses oral presentations to assess student learning.
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echacko (Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:13:52 GMT): Approving without GPAC. We don't use GCR any more. Would suggest that English GPAC courses that have wide appeal.
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