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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Jan 19, 2018
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

LASS360 Memory and Dreams 3 cr.

This course explores the intersecting realms of memory and dream. Dreaming is an entirely subjective experience, but how objective is remembering? How do we understand phenomena like post-traumatic or implanted or false memories? How can culture construct our memories–and our forgettings–for us? How can we separate identity from memory and either from forms of fiction? The world of dream: is it meaningful, nonsense, prophetic, usable? This course treats current neuroscience and neuropsychology,  film clips, case histories, fiction, and analytic theory. In preparation for the final project,  students keep a nightly dream journal. The course treats the nature of consciousness and subjectivity, the existence of a coherent self over time, and the creative uses to which memory and dream may be put.

Prerequisites: LALW100, FRSM100

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