To Die For: Antigone and Political Dissent (CLASSICS 17N)
Rehm, R. (PI)
Kimmel, A. (TA)
(Formerly CLASSGEN 6N.) Preference to freshmen. Tensions inherent in the democracy of ancient Athens; how the character of Antigone emerges in later drama, film, and political thought as a figure of resistance against illegitimate authority; and her relevance to contemporary struggles for women's and workers' rights and national liberation. Readings and screenings include versions of "Antigone" by Sophocles, Anouilh, Brecht, Fugard/Kani/Ntshona, Paulin, Glowacki, Gurney, and von Trotta.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-EDP, WAY-ER