The 1990s

 

 

Jeff Wall, A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Hokusai)

Y2K. Instant Messaging, Hotmail, AOL. Pagers, Portable CD players. The first MP3 player 1998. Digital cameras. Dolly the sheep. Hale-Bopp, Black holes. Dances With Wolves, Silence of the Lambs, Men in Black. Friends, That 70’s Show, Beavis and Butt-head. Anime, Pokemon. SpongeBob SquarePants. Hair is Curtained or The Rachel. Green Day, Weezer, Rancid, Radiohead, The White Stripes, Sublime. Sony Playstation, Sega, Game Boy. Doom, Final Fantasy. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers. Pogs. Beanie Babies, Pound Puppies, Rollerblades.

  • Aristotle, Poetics
  • Augustine, The City of God
  • Beowulf
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Camus, The Plague
  • Canadian constitutional and legal documents
  • Canetti, Auto Da Fe
  • Carr, Klee Wyck
  • Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
  • Dante, Inferno
  • Dawkins, The Selfish Gene
  • Donne, Selected Poetry
  • Douglas, Autobiography
  • Ellison, Invisible Man
  • Euripides, The Bacchae
  • Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom
  • Foucault, Madness and Civilization
  • Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents
  • Gandhi, Autobiography
  • Gay, The Beggar’s Opera
  • Genesis
  • Gould, Mismeasure of Man
  • Graves, Goodbye to All That
  • Koestler, Darkness at Noon
  • Lessing, The Four-Gated City
  • Mahabharata
  • Marlowe, Doctor Faustus
  • Ong, Orality and Literacy
  • Orwell, 1984
  • Plato, Republic
  • Rousseau, Discourse on Equality
  • Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida
  • Shelley, Frankenstein
  • Silko, Ceremony
  • Sophocles, Oedipus Rex
  • Song of Roland
  • Tan, The Joy Luck Club
  • Taylor, The Politics of Recognition
  • Wollstencraft, Vindication of the Rights of Women
  • Wordsworth, Selected Poems

If you were a student or professor in Arts One at the time, please keep in touch. We’d love to hear from you!

Themes:

  • The Human Condition (1990/91; 1991/92; 1992/93)
  • Cultures in Contrast (1990/91; 1991/92)
  • The Spirit and the Land (1992/93; 1993/94)
  • Power and Freedom (1993/94; 1994/95)
  • Nature or Nurture? (1994/95; 1995/96)
  • Authority and Autonomy (1995/96; 1996/97)
  • Reason and Passion (1996/97; 1997/98)
  • The Individual and Society: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (1997/98; 1998/99)
  • (In)Humanity: The Boundaries of the Human (1998/99; 1999/2000)
  • Apocalypse, Utopia, Dystopia: Western and Chinese (1999/2000)

Brochures:

1990/91                                                      1991/92

1990                                     1991

1992/93                                                      1993/94

1992                                1993

1994/95                                                      1995/96

1994                                1995

1996/97                                                      1997/98

1996                                 1997

 

1998/99                                                      1999/2000

1998                                  1999