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Graduate Courses

CINE 591 - Reading Gilles Deleuze

ARTH 593 | COML 592 | ENGL 591 | FREN 591
401 | M 3-5pm

At a moment when the influence of Gilles Deleuze is broad, this course offers students the opportunity to read closely some of Deleuze’s writing, including but not limited to his work on cinema, as well as some of the texts he co-authored with Félix Guattari. Course readings will focus on primary texts, including: Cinema 1: the movement-image/ Gilles Deleuze; Cinema 2: the time image / Gilles Deleuze; Coldness and Cruelty, Anti-Oedipus: capitalism and schizophrenia; and A thousand plateaus: capitalism and schizophrenia. Requirements: Close reading of texts; participation in class discussion; class presentations; 20-25 page research paper.