Monday, March 19, 2012

Virtual Classroom #1: Love sacrifice and the apocalypse

In this class we discuss many topics raised in The Immanence of Myth:
Sacrifice and the sacred, love, marriage and the apocalypse
Bataille's The absence of myth
Science and mythology
Cosmological models and myths of progress
World War II as a model for enlightenment reason
Suicide and creativity
The senselessness of the body and the unconscious...

This is just the first in a series of classroom recordings from SUNY Binghamton in conjunction with this digital humanities project.
Class with Rowan Tepper and James Curcio.
Background recording be William Clark, with some performances by Adrina Marie, William Clark and James Curcio.

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