This seminar explores the reception history of Freudian ideas across the globe. Considering both recent secondary and representative primary sources, it attempts not only to assess the reach of psychoanalysis in the past century and today, but also aims to probe the limits of taking a trans-national approach to medical and intellectual history.
Instructor(s): Katja Guenther
This course emphasizes proficiency in post-Classical and Medieval Greek language through close readings and translations of literature. In addition to surveying the principal genres of literature and the questions surrounding them, it also introduces Ph.D. students to the instrumenta studiorum of Late Antique and Byzantine philology, such as palaeography, codicology, text editing, databases and bibliography.
Instructor(s): Emmanuel C. Bourbouhakis