Politics of the Flesh

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GERM 352
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2016
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3
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This course will introduce students to the complex relation between the sphere of politics and the human body as negotiated in German literature, thought and film. We will examine the practices of power that states wield toward the maximization of “life” and discuss such pressing issues as biopower, eugenics, racism, sexism and genocide.

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