NYU Steinhardt

Psychoanalysis: Desire and Culture

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1009
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Explores the subject of desire in modern media & culture. Freud?s ideas have had a profound influence on everything from the earliest manuals on public relations to the struggles of modern feminism. We will read a range of psychoanalytic theorists while studying how their insights have been put to work by both the culture industry & its critics.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1009