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Law and Literature Seminar, Texas A&M University

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posted on 2022-07-06, 16:22 authored by Post Discipline AdminPost Discipline Admin
This seminar examines the nature, practice, and institutions of law as depicted in a variety of literary texts. The course also explores how techniques associated with literary criticism may be applied to selected legal texts. Prerequisite: All lockstep courses except Constitutional Law. This information has been collected for the Post-Discipline Online Syllabus Database. The database explores the use of literature by schools of professional education in North America. It forms part of a larger project titled Post-Discipline: Literature, Professionalism, and the Crisis of the Humanities, led by Dr Merve Emre with the assistance of Dr Hayley G. Toth. You can find more information about the project at Data was collected and accurate in 2021/22.


Subject Area


Geographic Region

West South Central

University or College

Texas A&M University

Funding Status


Endowment (according to NACUBO's U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change* in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20) ($1,000)


Annual Tuition and Mandatory Fees 2021-2022 ($) (Resident; Non-resident, where applicable)

32634; 48618

Course Title

Law and Literature Seminar

Terminal Degree of Instructor(s)

PhD American Literature and MFA

Position of Instructor(s)

Professor of Law

Academic Year(s) Active

2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22. Archived course catalogs do not go beyond 2015; this course is likely to have been running for longer - likely as early as 2013 based on instructor CV.

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