Colors, Stones, Words
Our next shared MOOC! Culture and Language - slogans, books, monuments and images. 12 lectures, 12 lecturers.
The class is officially called "Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: an Introduction". It comes via Futurelearn from the University of Bristol, begins September 12th, and looks great.
We will meet on Sundays at 12:30, beginning September 18th, to discuss the past week's content.
Sept 12- Sept 18 : Slogans: Franco Basaglia’s La libertà è terapeutica; Dolores Ibárruri’s ¡No pasarán!; Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’s Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!
Sept 19- Sept 25 : Books: Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables; Dante’s Inferno; Ladislav Fuks’ The Cremator
Sept 26- Oct 2 : Monuments: The Holocaust Memorial in Berlin; The Obelisk of Luxor; The Bronze Horseman
Oct 3-9 : Images: Bouabdellah’s video artwork ‘Belly Dancing to the Marseillaise: French Identity in Video Art’; Shepherd’s map of the Habsburg Empire; The Quauhquechollan Lienzo
Sign up for the course here, and join us for the Sunday get-togethers.
Posted by library at September 3, 2016 10:52 AM
(Image copyright Ali Ertürk)