Violence & Culture F18 (EURO*3300)
Code and section: EURO*3300*01
Term: Fall 2018
Instructor: P. Mayer
This course explores major trends in European culture in the context of political and social events. The focus will be on political events and their significance for culture (e.g. fascism, World War II and the Holocaust and their effects in the second half of the 20th century, the political reorganization of Europe, protest movements, the social and political events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall), new trends in thought (e.g. existentialism, structuralism, post-modernism, feminism) and the arts and letters (e.g. neorealism, epic theatre, new wave cinema).
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits