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Poesia/Theoria 201701 — Schedule

Date Required Reading Presenters
January 9

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Kafka – “The Hunger Artist” and “Before the Law”

Baudelaire – “Assommons les pauvres” [Let’s Beat Up the Poor]

January 16 Agamben – Man Without Content (ch. 1-5)
January 23 Agamben – Man Without Content (ch. 6-10)
January 30 Arendt – Life of the Mind (first half)
February 6 Arendt – Life of the Mind (second half)
February 13 READING BREAK
February 20 Barnes – Nightwood Mid-Term Essay DUE
February 27 Badiou – The Century Presenter One: ___________Presenter Two: ___________
March 6 Badiou – The Century andBarthes – Camera Lucida Presenter One: ___________Presenter Two: ___________
March 13 Barthes – Camera Lucida Presenter One: ___________Presenter Two: ___________
March 20 Butler – Giving an Account of Oneself Presenter One: ___________Presenter Two: ___________
March 27 Butler – Giving an Account of OneselfandArcan – Putain [Whore] Presenter One: ___________Presenter Two: ___________
April 3 Arcan and wrap-up

Term Paper Due 7 April

Take Home Final Due 14 April

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