Towards European Modernism F17 (EURO*2200) | College of Arts

Towards European Modernism F17 (EURO*2200)

Code and section: EURO*2200*01

Term: Fall 2017

Instructor: M. Irvine


This course explores major trends in European culture in the context of political and social events. Topics studied include major political events and their significance for culture (e.g. bourgeois liberalism, revolts in the mid 19th century, World War I and its aftermath), thinkers who have shaped the 20th century (e.g. Nietzsche, Freud), avant-garde movements and innovation in the arts and letters (e.g. impressionism, futurism, expressionism, surrealism).

More information about the courses can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar