GLIB

5200

Melancholy

New School for Social Research: Liberal Studies

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Melancholy

Spring 2020

Taught By: Eugene Thacker

Section: A

CRN: 7686

Credits: 3

This seminar will explore the varied literary expressions of melancholy and its corresponding affects (from medieval 'accedie,' to early modern 'melancholia,' to cross-cultural considerations of ennui, weltschmerz, saudade, hsüan, yūgen), bringing together perspectives from philosophy, literary studies, and the history of medicine. Undergraduate student will need to contact the instructor for permission to register.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Liberal Studies (GLIB)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 9, 2020 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:05pm 11/22/2019 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/27/2020 - 5/11/2020