UBC Extended Learning – Six Theories that Shaped the Modern World Lecture Series

In collaboration with UBC Extended Learning, Dr. Florian Gassner will give a six-part lecture series from Jan 30Mar 6, 2018.

Lecture Series: Six Theories that Shaped the Modern World Lecture Series

Week One: Civilization

Text: Sigmund Freud – Civilization and its Discontents (1930)

Week Two: History

Text: Hayden White – Metahistory (1973)

Week Three: Knowledge

Text: Michel Foucault – The History of Sexuality (1976)

Week Four: Colonialism

Edward Said – Orientalism (1978)

Week Five: Gender and Identity

Judith Butler – Gender Trouble (1990)

Week Six: Antisemitism and Anti-modernism

Author? – The Protocols of the Elders of Zion (1910s)

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