CLT 601: DECONSTRUCTION AND CRITICISM

 

FALL SEMESTER 2004

Prof. Hugh J. Silverman

Mondays 7:00-10:00 p.m. LIBRARY E4305

Office: Harriman Hall 203; Office Hours: Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 p.m. and by app=t

Office Telephone: 632-7592; E-mail: hsilverman@ms.cc.sunysb.edu

 

                                                                                                 

                                                                         

 SCHEDULE

 

DATE          

TOPIC

READING

PROTOCOL
Aug 30 Introduction to Deconstruction & Criticism

Silverman: TEXTUALITIES: BETWEEN HERMENEUTICS AND DECONSTRUCTION

 

Sept 6

Labor Day – No Class    
Sept 13  

Deconstructive Practice & Reading:

Shelley’s “Triumph of Life”

DECONSTRUCTION AND CRITICISM:Derrida, De Man,  Hartman, Miller  
Sept 20 Deconstruction and the Literary  Derrida: ACTS OF LITERATURE  
Sept 27 Deconstruction and the Literary Derrida: ACTS OF LITERATURE    
Oct. 4      No class – replaced with Dec 13 class       
Oct 11 Deconstruction and the Work of Art      Derrida: THE TRUTH IN PAINTING  

Oct 18 {first paper due}   

Deconstruction and the Work of Art   

Derrida: THE TRUTH IN PAINTING “+R”

 
Oct 25   Deconstruction – Dealing with Differences  Lyotard: THE DIFFEREND  
Nov  1   Deconstruction – Dealing with Differences                   Lyotard: THE DIFFEREND  
Nov 8 Deconstruction and the Ethical         Derrida: OF HOSPITALITY  
Nov 15 Deconstruction and the Ethico-Political  Kristeva: STRANGERS TO OURSELVES  
Nov 22  Deconstruction and the Ethico-Political     Kristeva: STRANGERS TO OURSELVES  
Nov 29  {second  paper due}

Deconstruction and the Political

Derrida: WITHOUT ALIBI  
Dec 6                                                    Deconstruction and the Political Derrida: WITHOUT ALIBI  
Dec 13 Wrap-Up Session (during final exam week)