250 | CCN: 78049

Rhetoric of the Image

Pricelessness

Instructor: Winnie Wong,

Th 2-5P, 7415 DWINELLE

4 Units

In this seminar we will explore histories, theories, and recent critical commentaries on value, specifically attending to how that which is beyond value is represented and articulated. Reading across disciplines, we will read key texts on the incommensurable, the incommensurate, the intangible, excess, the gift, the libidinal economy, labor theories of value, ethical theories of value, the specular, the speculative, and the limitless. Research paper required.