Image by Saketh Garuda
Image by Saketh Garuda

Ancient Carvings
Ancient Carvings

Image by Maxi am Brunnen
Image by Maxi am Brunnen

Image by Saketh Garuda
Image by Saketh Garuda

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COURSE II.

FUTURe

CULTURE

Featured Course

Course Description: This course uses contemporary literature, philosophy, architecture, film, and visual art to analyze the ways in which futuristic cultures change the boundaries of time, space, movement, language, images, objects, and the body.

Course Outline:

1. Modernism, Post-Modernism, and Beyond

2. Fragmentation, Hybridity, Formlessness

3. Globality, Nature, Empire

4. Perfection, Beauty, Ideology

5. Futurity, Forgetting, Imagination

6. Simulation, Speed, Spectacle

7. Migration, Movement, Cityscape

8. Alienation, Chance, Catastrophe

9. Textuality, Irony, Illusion

10. Time, Space, Knowing

11. Theory, Phenomena, Superconductivity

12. Earthliness, Post-Humanism, Limitlessness