Contemporary Social Theory

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Sociology

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Contemporary Social Theory

Spring 2019

Taught By: Andrew Arato

Section: A

CRN: 4359

Credits: 4

This course is an introduction to some of the main theoretical developments of 20th century social thought. The course will cover a range of approaches—from neo-Marxism to post-structuralist writers such as Foucault and Bourdieu. Through the readings, students will gain a familiarity with the main approaches and intellectual strategies social theorists have developed to think through the rapidly changing social world we live in. The course is reading intensive, and depends heavily on student participation.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Sociology (LSOC)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 35

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment 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: 4:55pm 10/15/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 3:50pm - 5:30pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/28/2019 - 5/13/2019