Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Sex, Death, and Textuality
ENGL 2001 Sex, Death, and Textuality
Prerequisites:18 credits completed
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Humans understand their lives by telling stories. Students examine the ways in which the core elements of human existence - birth, sex and death - are represented by culture. Considering a variety of texts - including film, TV, internet and print cultures - students challenge their most basic assumptions about what it means to be a human being in relation with other human beings. This non-essay course is directed to students in a program other than English Studies and counts only as an elective. This course may not be credited towards a program in English Studies.