AMENDED SCHEDULE FOR MODULE 3

Please note that I have added links below to PDFs of the Required Readings.  All of these should now be available online.

  1. Thursday November 6 and Tuesday November 11: Pure or Transcendental Phenomenology:

    1. Required: Edmund Husserl Phenomenology [1927] (pp. 658-664 in Adams and Searle)

    2. Recommended: Kearney, Richard.  "Edmund Husserl."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994. 12-27.

    3. Notes: 10A Husserl "Phenomenology"

  2. Thursday November 13, 2008: Phenomenological Literary Theory:

    1. Required: Wolfgang Iser "The Reading Process: a Phenomenological Approach" [1972] (pp. 274-294 in The Implied Reader) [FOLDER]

    2. Recommended: Holub, Robert C.  Reception Theory: a Critical Introduction.  London: Methuen, 1984.

    3. Notes: 10B Iser "The Reading Process"

  3. Tuesday November 18: Existentialism:

    1. Required:

      1. Jean-Paul Sartre

        1. Existentialism and Humanism [1946] [FOLDER]

        2. "Why Write?" [1948] (pp. 984-992 in Adams; also pp. 1136-1349 in Leitch)

    2. Recommended: Kearney, Richard.  "Jean-Paul Sartre."  Modern Movements in European Philosophy: Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Structuralism.  Manchester: Manchester UP, 1994.  51-72.

    3. Notes:

      1. 11A Sartre Existentialism and Humanism

      2. 11B Sartre "Why Write?"

  4. Thursday November 20: Hermeneutics:

    1. Required: Hans-Georg Gadamer Truth and Method [1960]: Selections (pp. 840-854 in Adams and Searle)

    2. Recommended: Palmer, Richard E.  "Gadamer's Dialectical Hermeneutics" and "Gadamer's Critique of Modern Aesthetic and Historical Consciousness."  Hermeneutics: Interpretation Theory in Schleiermacher, Dilthey, Heidegger and Gadamer.  Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1979.  194-217 and 162-193.

    3. Notes: 11C Gadamer Truth and Method

  5. Tuesday November 25: Phenomenological Postcolonial Theory I:

    1. Required: Frantz Fanon

    2. Recommended: Gordon, Lewis.  "Introduction."  Existence in Black: an Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1997.  1-9.

    3. Notes:

      1. 12A Fanon "The Negro and Recognition"

      2. 12B Fanon "Concerning Violence"

  6. Thursday November 27: Postcolonial Theory in general

    1. Professor David Scott of Columbia University, a visiting lecturer to Cave Hill, will meet with us to discuss various aspects of Postcolonial Theory

  7. Tuesday December 2: Phenomenological Postcolonial Theory II / Exam Advice:

    1. Required:

      1. Frantz Fanon: The Wretched of the Earth [1961]:Ch. 4: "On National Culture" (pp. 1587-1593 in Leitch)

      2. George Lamming "The Negro Writer and his World" [1956] (pp. 35-44 in his Essays, Addresses and Interviews, ed. Andaiye and Richard Drayton, et al.) [FOLDER]

    2. Recommended: Gordon, Lewis.  "Introduction."  Existence in Black: an Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1997.  1-9.

    3. Notes:

      1. 12C Fanon "On National Culture"

      2. 12D Lamming "The Negro Writer and his World"