2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

GERM 5680 - German Culture and Civilization

Goals: To acquaint students with German civilization and culture through accounts in English, and in German for majors and minors, of its history, science, art, music, dance, theatre, sculpture, architecture, and customs; to increase awareness of cultural differences and the role of the German-speaking lands in world affairs.

Content: Accounts of the German-speaking lands from Roman times to the present, including discussion of the main artistic, literary, and historical issues of the Chivalric Period, the Reformation, the Thirty Years War, Enlightened Despotism, the Classic-Romantic Period, German Idealism, the Wilhelminian Age of Industrialization, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, the PostWar Era and Re-unification.

Taught: Periodically

Note: All coursework is done in German.

Credits: 4