Language: Culture and Society II
Credit Hours:
3

This content-based course aims to enhance students’ knowledge of contemporary (Post-wall) German culture and to improve their German language skills though class, small group and partner discussions; working with texts of various genres; essay writing; vocabulary expansion as well as grammar review and refinement. The course is organized around topics related to national identity, current issues and events, and popular culture in Post-Wall Germany (Die Wende and the Berlin Republic; Reimagining the Past (the GDR and the Third Reich); Xenophobia, Racism, and Multiethnicity; Current Politics). Materials will include, among other things, web-based readings, films, and examples of German literature and visual culture.

Satisfies Core Area IV (World Languages and Culture).

Prerequisites:
GRMN 3010, 3015, or 3070
Semester Offered:
Fall
Spring
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