ILS 253 Remix/Ancient and Modern

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This course explores examples of remixing, mash up and sampling from ancient Greek lyric poetry to modern theater. It will consider remix as a form of cultural appropriation as well as a strategy of resistance through juxtapositions of ancient and modern texts and media. Through close textual readings, we will examine the surprising and original ways modern artists and thinkers have remixed ancient texts to give expression to modern experiences