Studies in Politics: Politics of Desire
This course surveys political theory literatures on the topic of desire. Readings will survey historical and contemporary theories of consumption and exchange, feminist perspectives on political economy, and democratic and queer theories, and topics will include the relationships between ideas about desires and ideas about identity, bodies, needs, and preferences. Emphasis on critical analysis of these texts in writing and in class discussion. No prerequisite. Open to first-year students.
POLS 295 C2
Course Format Description
Students will be able to choose and move between asynchronous and synchronous versions of the class.