Politics, Violence & Myth: From Antiquity to the Present

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: History

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Politics, Violence, Myth

Fall 2022

Taught By: Federico Finchelstein

Section: A

CRN: 11247

Credits: 4

This course addresses the role of myth from antiquity to the contemporary world. It especially focuses on the relationship between political myth and the emergence of modern military dictatorships, authoritarian and/or fascist politics and violent repression and racism as well its later role in revolutionary, populist and democratic politics in Latin America and Europe. The recent history of populism and racism in the United States will also be analyzed in this context.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: History (LHIS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: December 18, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 11:06am EST 12/2/2022

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:00am - 11:40am

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 263

Date Range: 8/29/2022 - 12/12/2022