About FTS 096 A

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Open to Degree and CDE students; Cross listed with FTS 134 C; Total combined enrollment = 100

Section Description

This course will look at some of the most important coming-of-age films in the US and around the world, including Breakfast Club, Heathers, Mean Girls, Perks of Being a Wallflower, 10 Things I Hate About You, Raw, Girlhood, and Twilight. The course will examine the problem of conformity at it arises in these films and look at theoretical approaches to the abandonment of freedom. The principal theorists will include Stanley Milgram, Byung-Chul Han, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Hannah Arendt.

Section Expectation

Watch the films, do the readings, come to class, and take the exams. One must demonstrate nonconformity in relation to the expectations.


Quizzes, Screening Notes, and 3 Exams

Course Dates



Fleming Museum 101 (View Campus Map)


to on Tuesday and Thursday

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