Faculty of Arts


SOCIOL 729

Modernity and Consciousness


Description

Operating on the boundary between sociologies of history and culture, this course employs the work of Walter Benjamin, Marshall Berman, Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Raymond Williams and Talcott Parsons to explore creatively tangled relationships among three superficially similar terms – "modernisation", "modernity" and "modernism" – in sundry nineteenth and twentieth century urban and rural settings.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

SOCIOL 729: 30.0 points


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