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Poesia/Theoria 201701 — Schedule

Date Required Reading Presenters
January 9Sign up for Presentations 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  
March 6 Badiou – The Century and

Barthes – Camera Lucida

Presenter One: ___________

Presenter Two: ___________

March 13 Barthes – Camera Lucida Presenter One:

Peter Wilson

March 20 Butler – Giving an Account of Oneself Presenter One:

Smyrna

March 27 Butler – Giving an Account of Oneself

and

Arcan – Putain [Whore]

Presenter One:

Mason Repka

April 3 Arcan and wrap-up

Term Paper Due 7 April

Take Home Final Due 14 April

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