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GERMAN 100 Intensive First-Year German (15)
Accelerated first-year German. Speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. Offered: S.
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GERMAN 101 First-Year German (5)
The methods and objectives are primarily communicative, with emphasis on speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. (Cannot be taken for credit if German is language of admission). First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: score of 0-11 on GER TL placement test if German is language of admission. Offered: AW.
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GERMAN 102 First-Year German (5)
The methods and objectives are primarily communicative, with emphasis on speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either GERMAN 101 or score of 12-35 on German placement test. Offered: WSp.
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GERMAN 103 First-Year German (5)
The methods and objectives are primarily communicative, with emphasis on speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either GERMAN 102, GERMAN 111, or score of 36-56 on German placement test. Offered: AWSpS.
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GERMAN 104 Individualized First-Year German (1-15, max. 15)
Individualized approach to elementary German instruction. Students progress at their own pace. Number of credits vary. Depending upon amount of material mastered, any number of credits up to 15 may be earned per quarter. (Note: If German is the student's language of admission, only 10 credits count towards graduation.) Credit/no-credit only.
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GERMAN 111 Basic German Review (5)
Includes the curriculum of GERMAN 102, preceded by a review of GERMAN 101. Designed for students with a background in German. Cannot be taken for credit if student has already taken GERMAN 102, GERMAN 103, or more advanced courses. Offered: A.
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GERMAN 121 First-Year Reading German (5)
Special beginning course devoted exclusively to the reading objective. Offered: S.
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GERMAN 122 First-Year Reading German (5)
Special beginning course devoted exclusively to the reading objective; GERMAN 122 continuation of GERMAN 121. Offered: S.
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GERMAN 150 Conversational German Through Films (2, max. 6)
Conversational practice in small groups based on films. Because series progresses through the year, beginners may enroll only Autumn Quarter. May be taken concurrently with other Germanics courses. Cannot be taken for credit if GERMAN 250 previously taken. Offered: AWSp.
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GERMAN 195 Popular Film and the Holocaust (5) VLPA
Introduces films about the Holocaust with particular emphasis on popular films. Develops the requisite tools for analyzing films, a historical perspective of the Holocaust, and the problems involved in trying to represent a historical event whose tragic dimensions exceed the limits of the imagination. Offered: jointly with JSIS C 175.
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GERMAN 199 Supervised Study (1-10, max. 10)
Study in German language and culture.
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GERMAN 200 Intensive Second-Year German (15) VLPA
Accelerated second-year German. Systematic review of German grammar. Intensive practice in conversation, reading and writing. Recommended: GERMAN 103.
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GERMAN 201 Second-Year German (5) VLPA
Systematic review of German grammar. Intensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing. First in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 103. Offered: AWSpS.
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GERMAN 202 Second-Year German (5) VLPA
Systematic review of German grammar. Intensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing. Second in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 201. Offered: AWSp.
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GERMAN 203 Second-Year German (5) VLPA
Systematic review of German grammar. Intensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing. Third in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 202. Offered: AWSp.
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GERMAN 210 Classics of German Literature and Thought (5) VLPA
Introduction to major figures of German culture from the Reformation to the present, their contribution to the intellectual life of the Western world. Luther, Kant, Goethe, Schopenhauer, Marx, Freud, Nietzsche, Kafka, Brecht, and Mann. In English.
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GERMAN 220 Origins of the Germanic Languages (5) VLPA
Introduction to basic grammatical concepts, terminology, and linguistics with emphasis on German-English relationship. Overview of phonology, morphology, syntax, and history of Germanic languages and people, both ancient and modern. Languages covered include Old, Middle, and New High German; English, Frisian, Dutch, Old Saxon, and Gothic. Taught in English. Offered: jointly with LING 220.
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GERMAN 221 The German Express: Second Year (10) VLPA
Combines in one quarter the contents of GERMAN 201 and GERMAN 202, with special emphasis on reading and speaking skills. Limited to students who have demonstrated exceptional skills in first-year German. Recommended: GERMAN 103. Offered: A.
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GERMAN 243 Fairy Tale and Fantasy (5) VLPA
Studies of the Grimm brothers' fairy tales, their reception in different cultural frameworks, and their influence on fantasy literature from the nineteenth century to the present, including discussions of their sociological, psychological, and psychoanalytical implications and gender issues. In English.
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GERMAN 250 Advanced Conversational German Through Films (2, max. 6) VLPA
Conversational practice in small groups based on films. May be taken concurrently with other Germanics courses. Recommended: GERMAN 103; GERMAN 150. Offered: WSp.
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GERMAN 275 Crime Scenes: Investigating the Cinema and Its Cultures (5) VLPA
Teaches how to analyze film by closely studying crime scenes from historical and contemporary German and Scandinavian cinema. Directors studied include Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, Billy Wilder, and Lars von Trier. Offered: jointly with SCAND 275.
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GERMAN 293 Introduction to Contemporary German Culture (5) VLPA/I&S
Introduction to culture of today's German-speaking world through readings from various media and discussion of diverse manifestations of both high and popular culture, its underlying beliefs and values, and its institutions and historical background. Readings and discussions in English.
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GERMAN 295 The Contributions of German Jews to German Culture (5) VLPA/I&S, DIV
Contribution, assimilation, and alienation of German-speaking Jews - such as Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, and Franz Kafka - emphasizing the multi-cultural nature of that which is understood as "German culture." Offered: jointly with JSIS C 295.
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GERMAN 298 Topics in Literature and Culture (5, max. 10) VLPA
Introduces literary works and cultural artifacts from a variety of different traditions, cultures, and periods. Helps students to acquire basic tools for analyzing literature and culture.
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GERMAN 299 Supervised Study (1-5, max. 10)
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GERMAN 300 Studies in Germanics (5, max. 15) VLPA
Topics or figures of German literature or language.
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GERMAN 301 Conversation and Writing Skills (3-5) VLPA
Language skill development (speaking, writing) using materials selected to broaden understanding of German-speaking countries. Recommended: GERMAN 203. Offered: AW.
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GERMAN 302 Conversation and Writing Skills (3-5) VLPA
Language skill development (speaking, writing) using materials selected to broaden understanding of German-speaking countries. Recommended: GERMAN 301. Offered: WSp.
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GERMAN 303 Conversation and Writing Skills (3-5) VLPA
Language skill development (speaking, writing) using materials selected to broaden understanding of German-speaking countries. Recommended: GERMAN 302. Offered: Sp.
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GERMAN 304 Contemporary German Play (5, max. 15) VLPA
Reading, analysis, and performance of one play by a contemporary German author. Taught in German. Performance scheduled for last week of quarter. Prerequisite: GERMAN 203. Offered: Sp.
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GERMAN 307 THIRD-YEAR COMPOSITION (3-5) VLPA
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GERMAN 311 Introduction to German Literary Studies (5) VLPA
Introduction to major critical concepts and basic methodological issues of literary studies. Diverse reading strategies plus special emphasis on analytical writing about literature. Readings from eighteenth- to twentieth-century literature. Recommended: GERMAN 203.
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GERMAN 312 Historical Approaches to German Literature (5) VLPA
German literature from the Middle Ages to the present: Medieval Courtly period, Baroque, Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Neoromanticism, Expressionism. Recommended: GERMAN 311.
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GERMAN 313 Major Figures of German Literature (5) VLPA
Focus on major figure such as Goethe, Schiller, Kleist, Fontane, Thomas Mann, Kafka. Emphasis on his/her cultural and sociopolitical contexts. Literary and nonliterary texts, including film, art, political, historical, and philosophical texts. Recommended: GERMAN 203; either GERMAN 311 or GERMAN 312.
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GERMAN 322 Introduction to German Cultural Studies (5) VLPA
Questions addressed include: What is "German culture," how has it been defined and contested, and how and why do we study it? Interdisciplinary methods and readings. Recommended: GERMAN 203.
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GERMAN 323 Institutions and Their Ideas (5) VLPA/I&S
Analysis of central institutions of contemporary Germany in their historical development. Recommended: GERMAN 203; either GERMAN 311 or GERMAN 312; GERMAN 322.
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GERMAN 330 Conversational German (3-5) VLPA
For participants in special summer programs only.
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GERMAN 340 Friedrich Nietzsche in English (5) VLPA/I&S
Analysis of Friedrich Nietzsche's chief works and the discussion of his position within modern German literature and thought.
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GERMAN 341 Franz Kafka in English (5) VLPA
Short stories and novels of Franz Kafka; emphasis on philosophical relevance and esthetic significance.
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GERMAN 342 Thomas Mann in English (5) VLPA
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GERMAN 345 Bertolt Brecht in English (5) VLPA
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GERMAN 346 The Contemporary German Novel in English (5) VLPA
Major novels of the postwar period (1945 to present) discussed in their historical context.
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GERMAN 349 Goethe in English (5) VLPA
Selected major works (especially Faust) of Goethe, whose literary, philosophical, and scientific achievements are examined as integral parts of his quest for meaning, wholeness, and universality, and whose impact on Western thinking is traced up to Thomas Mann and C. G. Jung.
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GERMAN 350 The German Drama in English (5) VLPA
German drama from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. German history and culture as reflected in the plays. Discussion of major themes.
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GERMAN 351 Vienna 1900 in English (5) VLPA/I&S
Interdisciplinary study of Vienna at the turn of the century. Discussion of literary texts with emphasis on other intellectual and cultural trends of this very rich and complex period.
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GERMAN 352 Literature and Society in Weimar and National Socialist Germany in English (5) VLPA/I&S
Literature, theater, and film, with adjunct consideration of art and architecture, in relation to the German social and cultural situation circa 1918 to circa 1947.
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GERMAN 353 Postwar Germany (5) VLPA/I&S
Study of culture, society, and politics in Germany since 1945. Readings include literary and nonliterary texts devoted to culture and everyday life. In English.
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GERMAN 355 German Literature and Film in English (5) VLPA
Relationship between literature and film in the German tradition. Content varies; focus may be on a particular time period, director, or theme. Special attention paid to developing critical and analytical skills.
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GERMAN 360 Women in German Literature in English (5) VLPA/I&S
Investigates the changing social roles of women in German society on the example of various literary texts from different periods.
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GERMAN 370 History of German Cinema (5) VLPA/I&S
History of German cinema emphasizing the cultural and political contexts. Films by Lang, Murnau, Riefenstahl, and Fassbinder, among others. Readings and discussions in English.
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GERMAN 371 Special Topics: German Cinema (5, max. 10) VLPA
Covers one or more German film directors, a specific genre, or a chosen theme. Topics vary. Readings and discussions in English.
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GERMAN 390 Germanic Studies in English (5, max. 15) VLPA
Topics or figures of German literature or language.
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GERMAN 395 Proctoring of First-Year German Film Course (2, max. 6) VLPA
Restricted to upper-division students of German who have demonstrated sufficient proficiency in speaking German to lead discussion groups in GERMAN 150. Leaders may participate one or two hours per week and receive 1 credit for each hour in class with 6 credits allowed in 3 quarters. Recommended: GERMAN 203. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
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GERMAN 396 Proctoring of Second-Year German Film Course (2, max. 6) VLPA
Restricted to upper-division students of German who have demonstrated sufficient proficiency in speaking German to lead discussion groups in GERMAN 250. Leaders may participate one or two hours per week and receive 1 credit for each hour in class with 6 credits allowed in three quarters. Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 322 or GERMAN 323. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WSp.
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GERMAN 397 Foreign Studies in German Literature (1-6, max. 15) VLPA
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GERMAN 398 Foreign Studies in German Language (1-6, max. 15) VLPA
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GERMAN 399 Foreign Studies in German Culture (1-6, max. 15) VLPA/I&S
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GERMAN 401 Advanced Writing and Conversation (3-5) VLPA
Texts and exercises, both grammatical and stylistic, to develop vocabulary, stylistic awareness, and the practical application of grammatical rules in written German. First in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 303. Offered: A.
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GERMAN 402 Advanced Writing and Conversation (3-5) VLPA
Texts and exercises, both grammatical and stylistic, to develop vocabulary, stylistic awareness, and the practical application of grammatical rules in written German. Second in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 303.
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GERMAN 403 Advanced Writing and Conversation (3-5) VLPA
Texts and exercises, both grammatical and stylistic, to develop vocabulary, stylistic awareness, and the practical application of grammatical rules in written German. Third in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 303.
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GERMAN 421 Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture (5) VLPA
Rotating special topics in literature and culture of the eighteenth century, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems. Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 311, GERMAN 312, GERMAN 322, or GERMAN 323. Offered: A.
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GERMAN 422 Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (5) VLPA
Rotating special topics in literature and culture of the nineteenth century, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems. Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 311, GERMAN 312, GERMAN 322, or GERMAN 323. Offered: W.
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GERMAN 423 Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture: (5) VLPA
Rotating special topics in literature and culture of the twentieth century, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems. Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 311, GERMAN 312, GERMAN 322, or GERMAN 323. Offered: Sp.
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GERMAN 430 Advanced Conversational German (3-5, max. 10) VLPA
For participants in special summer programs only. Cannot be taken for credit by those who have already taken GERMAN 401, GERMAN 402, or GERMAN 403.
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GERMAN 444 Undergraduate Thesis in Germanics (5) VLPA
Supervised research leading to the writing of a research thesis.
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GERMAN 446 Internships and Service Learning (2-5, max. 10)
Prerequisite: 6 credits of upper-level German language courses. Credit/no-credit only.
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GERMAN 447 Undergraduate Research (1-5, max. 15)
Supervised research with faculty member.
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GERMAN 451 Linguistic Analysis of German (5) VLPA
Recommended: GERMAN 203. Offered: A.
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GERMAN 452 History of the German Language (5) VLPA
Traces the history of the German language from early Germanic to the present. Recommended: LING 200; GERMAN 203. Offered: jointly with LING 415; W.
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GERMAN 479 Special Topics in the Teaching of Foreign Languages (3, max. 9) VLPA
Intensive workshop for in-service and pre-service teachers of all foreign languages on some aspect of foreign-language teaching methodology.
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GERMAN 490 Contemporary German Literature (5) VLPA
Interpretation of selected works by contemporary German authors. Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 311 or GERMAN 312.
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GERMAN 493 Special Topics in German Culture (5) VLPA/I&S
Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 322 or GERMAN 323.
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GERMAN 494 Studies in German Poetry (5) VLPA
Introduction to various methods of analysis and interpretation. Recommended: GERMAN 303; either GERMAN 311 or GERMAN 312.
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GERMAN 495 Proseminar in German Literature (5, max. 15) VLPA
Special topics, the subject matter and depth of which are not included in other literature courses, arranged through consultation among students and faculty members.
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GERMAN 496 History of Germanic Philology (5) VLPA
Introduction to the works of outstanding scholars in the field of Germanics.
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GERMAN 497 Studies in German Literature (1-6, max. 15)
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GERMAN 498 Studies in the German Language (1-6, max. 15)
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GERMAN 499 Studies in German Culture (1-6, max. 15)
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GERMAN 500 Literary Theory, Methodology, and Bibliography (5)
Historical survey and analysis of criticism (Methodengeschichte) and modern trends in contemporary theory. Methods of research and bibliography, as well as theoretical aspects of practical interpretation.
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GERMAN 501 Proseminar in Methods and Writing (5)
Introduction to research methods, presentation of research, scholarly writing, and general poetological issues. Each year a different special topic is chosen as a focus for students' research in the course.
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GERMAN 503 Contemporary German Literature (5, max. 15)
Seminar analyzing the esthetic movements and thought of contemporary German literature, the social and political problems dealt with in the works of representative authors, and major experimental concepts. Some previous exposure to German literature and civilization after 1945 is expected.
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GERMAN 504 Special Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory (5, max. 15)
Literary criticism and theory, focusing on special topics proposed by the instructor. Taught in English. Prerequisite: GERMAN 500 or equivalent.
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GERMAN 510 Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics in literature and culture of the Middle Ages, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 511 Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Literature and Culture (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics in literature and culture of the Renaissance and Baroque, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 512 Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics in literature and culture of the eighteenth century, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 514 Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics in literature and culture of the nineteenth century, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 516 Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics in literature and culture of the twentieth century, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 518 Foreign Language Teaching Methodology (2) Brandl
Current foreign language teaching methods and approaches. Learning and teaching strategies and techniques for the four skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening) including cultural notions. Current and future trends in pedagogy and technology. Offered: jointly with NEAR E 518/SCAND 518/SLAV 518; A.
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GERMAN 525 Seminar in Romanticism (5, max. 15)
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GERMAN 526 Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Drama (5, max. 15)
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GERMAN 527 Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Prose (5, max. 15)
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GERMAN 528 Nineteenth-Century Poetry (5, max. 15)
Representative selections from Holderlin, the late Goethe, and from prevalent trends in nineteenth-century poetry, such as romanticism, "Young Germany," poetic realism, and the experimental poetry of naturalism.
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GERMAN 529 Studies in Literature 1870-1920 (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics drawn from the period 1870-1920, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 533 Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Literature (5, max. 15)
Study of one or more of the literary movements: Enlightenment, sentimentalism, anacreontics, storm and stress, classicism, early romanticism, and works by principal authors such as Gottsched, Bodmer, Gellert, Lessing, Wieland, Klopstock, Herder, Lenz, Goethe, Schiller, Jean Paul.
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GERMAN 534 Storm and Stress (5, max. 15)
Extensive investigation of poetological and esthetic concepts advanced by initiators and exponents of German storm and stress. Analyses of narrative and dramatic works of storm and stress reveal reflections and implementations of the new theoretical concepts.
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GERMAN 535 Classicism: Goethe, Schiller (5, max. 15)
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GERMAN 537 Studies in Literature 1770-1830 (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics drawn from the period 1770-1830, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.
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GERMAN 540 Twentieth-Century Poetry (5, max. 15)
Development of German poetry from Rilke, Hofmannsthal, and George through Trakl, Benn, the Expressionists and the Dadaists, Brecht, and Enzensberger, to such contemporaries as Eich, Heissenbuttel, the concrete poets, Celan, and Bachmann.
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GERMAN 541 Twentieth-Century German Drama (5, max. 15)
Selection from modern German drama representative of the concern with the human condition, of social criticism, and of experimentation with the new dramatic forms.
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GERMAN 542 Twentieth-Century Prose (5, max. 15)
Selected modern German novels, short novels, and short stories by representative authors dealing with the social and political problems of Germany as well as with individual problems of existence and identity.
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GERMAN 550 Gothic (5)
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GERMAN 551 Seminar in Germanic Philology and Linguistics (5, max. 15)
Topics vary. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of German and at least one elementary linguistics course.
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GERMAN 552 Old High German (5)
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GERMAN 555 Old Saxon (5)
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GERMAN 556 Middle High German (5)
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GERMAN 558 Middle High German Literature (5)
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GERMAN 560 Modern Dialects (5)
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GERMAN 565 Seminar in Courtly Epic (5)
Aspects and methods of literary analysis pertaining to the study of medieval courtly epics.
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GERMAN 566 Late Middle High German Narrative (3)
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GERMAN 567 Minnesang (3)
In-depth study of medieval German lyrics in the context of German and European literary and intellectual development. Poems of the period from Kurenberger through Walther are analyzed with stress on grammatical, formal, stylistic, and ideological interpretation. Prerequisite: adequate knowledge of Middle High German.
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GERMAN 568 Seminar in Heroic Epic (5)
Literary and historic problems of the German heroic epic, with special emphasis on the Nibelungenlied and the Dietrichsepik.
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GERMAN 575 Teaching of German Literature and Civilization (5)
Teaching of German language and literature on the advanced level in secondary schools and colleges. Credit/no-credit only.
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GERMAN 576 Modern Methods and Materials in Teaching German (3)
Theory and practice of communicative language teaching; current developments in foreign-language teaching; evaluation of teaching materials. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
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GERMAN 577 Principles of Second Language Learning (2)
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GERMAN 580 Seminar in German Literature (5, max. 15)
Open topics seminar with varying content.
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GERMAN 581 Seminar in Poetry (5, max. 15)
Open topics seminar with varying content.
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GERMAN 582 Seminar in Drama (5, max. 15)
Open topics seminar with varying content.
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GERMAN 583 Seminar in Prose (5, max. 15)
Open topics seminar with varying content.
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GERMAN 590 Philosophical Issues in German Culture (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics dealing with the impact of particular thinkers, movements, or philosophical problems in German culture.
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GERMAN 591 Studies in German Intellectual History (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics dealing with interactions of history, literature, and culture in the German tradition.
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GERMAN 592 Cultural Studies (5, max. 15)
Seminar on rotating special topics dealing with periods, themes, or particular problems in German life and culture.
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GERMAN 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
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GERMAN 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
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GERMAN 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
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