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  • GERMAN 101  Elementary German I

    Description:
    Intensive practice in the four language skills, with an audio-lingual approach, for students who have no creditable training in German. Weekly laboratory attendance and assignments required. (Course offered in the fall only.)   More Info

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  • GERMAN 102  Elementary German II

    Description:
    Continuation of GERMAN 101. (Course offered in the spring only.)   More Info

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  • GERMAN 201  Intermediate German I

    Description:
    Development of the skills of speaking, aural understanding, reading, and writing on the intermediate level. Review and further study of grammar; vocabulary building; readings of varied materials; practice in oral and written expression. (Course offered in the fall only.)   More Info

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  • GERMAN 202  Intermediate German II

    Description:
    A continuation of GERMAN 201; intensive work in skills of reading, understanding, speaking and writing. Through active engagement with a variety of written and audio-visual materials students improve their command of the language and deepen their knowledge of contemporary German culture. (Course offered in the spring only.)   More Info

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  • GERMAN 230  Crisis and Continuity: German Culture and Society in the 20th Century

    Description:
    An interdisciplinary introduction to modern German culture, drawing on historical and literary texts, film, art and music. The course investigates such themes as national identity, authoritarian traditions versus modern movements, the roles of women and minorities as they appear in both popular and "high" culture from the turn of the century to reunification. Taught in English; no knowledge of German necessary.   More Info

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  • GERMAN 280  Special Topics in German Literary and Cultural History

    Description:
    Announced topics, generally a particular author, work or historical moment.   More Info

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  • GERMAN 301  Advanced German I

    Description:
    Intensive training in German language skills beyond the intermediate level. The course combines work in composition, conversation, advanced grammar, and stylistic analysis of texts. (Course offered in the fall only.)   More Info

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  • GERMAN 302  Advanced German II: Contemporary German Life and Culture

    Description:
    A course aimed at developing an active command of the language and familiarity with contemporary German life and culture. Drawing on a variety of sources and materials, students discuss topics relevant to German-speaking cultures today; social and political issues; everyday life; art, film, literature. Activities may include journals and reports, debates, role-playing and performance. Taught in German.   More Info

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  • GERMAN 372  German Cinema

    Description:
    German cinema constitutes one of the most creative, influential and exciting of all filmic traditions. In this course students will analyze masterpieces of the German cinema and develop an understanding of their expressive modes and formal structures. Topics may include Nazi cinema, cinema and technology, minority filmmaking, German filmmakers in American exile, German New Wave, women filmmakers, and contemporary German cinema.   More Info

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  • GERMAN 379  Independent Study

    Description:
    Independent Study is offered to students to study particular topics that are not provided for by regular curriculum offerings. The course enables a student to pursue a topic that is directly relevant to the student's course of study and to do so with a course instructor's oversight.   More Info

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