FYSEM SPRING 2011: Course Book Addendum



Pascal, Pensées (Oxford; trans. Levi)

Rousseau, Second Discourse on Inequality (Norton; trans. Bondanella)

Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (Norton)

Karl Marx, Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844 (Prometheus; trans. Milligan)

Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil (Oxford; trans. Faber)

W. E. B. DuBois, Souls of Black Folk (Norton)

Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents (Norton; trans. Strachey)

Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse (Harvest)

Primo Levi, Periodic Table (Schocken; trans. Rosenthal)



All events on Monday in Sosnoff, 4:45 pm

January 31            Robert Darnton (Harvard U), On the Book

February 14      Bard Poets Read Romantic Poetry

February 21      Concert: Strauss, Don Juan (Conducted by Leon Botstein)

March 14          Robert Harrison (Stanford U), On Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil

April 11            Roundtable: Revolution in Science

                        Moderator: Matthew Deady

May 2               Student Panel: “FYSEM Redux”

Participants from Bard Senior Class

Moderator: Michèle Dominy