Calendar

LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction
2 DeLillo. Mao II.
3 Said. "The Essential Terrorist."

Lentricchia, and McAuliffe. "Groundzeroland." 

Scanlan. Plotting Terror. Introduction.
4 Trotta, Von. Marianne and Juliane. (In-class review)
5 Elsaesser. "Antigone Agonistes."

Baumann. "How Everything Started."
6 Kleist. Michael Kohlhaas.
7 Wittkowski. "Is Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas a Terrorist?"
8 Fleming. "Propaganda by the Deed: Terrorism and Anarchist Theory in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe."

Bakunin. God and the State.

Kropotkin. "The Spirit of Revolt."
9 Conrad. The Secret Agent.
10 Jordan. The Crying Game. (In-class review)
11 Gillon. "The Desperate Shape of Betrayal."
12 Lessing. The Good Terrorist.

Scanlan. "Doris Lessing's The Good Terrorist."

Corrado. "The Evolution of the Irish Republican Army."
13 Fo. The Accidental Death of an Anarchist.

Wieviorka. "The Italian Phenomenon of Leftist Extremist Terrorism."
14 Rosi. Three Brothers. (In-class review)
15 Dürrenmatt. The Assignment.

Crockett. Understanding Friedrich Dürrenmatt: The Assignment.
16 Böll. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum.

Corrado. "The History of the German Student Movement and the Birth of the Baader-Meinhof Group."
17 Richter. 18. Oktober 1977. (In-class viewing)

Grimonprez. Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y. (In-class review)