Studies in Literature and the Arts
CAS EN 594
Topic for Spring 2017: Psycho-Paths. Depictions of psychotic minds, taking Hitchcock's game-changing film Psycho as the centerpiece. Works include Psycho's cinematic precursors (Dr. Caligari, M.) and progeny (slasher and serial killer movies), as well as fiction (Poe, Melville) and psychoanalysis (Freud, Zizek). Weekly screenings. Also offered as CAS CI 590 A1.