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Fall Term 2014 TOP: GERMAN GRAPHIC NOVEL - 5468 - GER 418
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Prerequisites/Notes: GER 312

Catalog Description : Topics in German Cultural Studies allows for an in-depth examination of topics across time, for example, women’s writing or crime fiction, or it permits a detailed analysis of special topics, for example, Turkish-German culture in contemporary German film.

Topic for Fall 2014: German Graphic Novel
Study of contemporary German culture through graphic novels of the past decade. Colloquial speech and dialogue will provide models for improving German conversational skills. Students will learn to apply the terminology and tools of image-text analysis. Themes include: modern life, coming of age, reassessing Germany’s past, and literary adaptation.


Topic for Spring 2015: Austrian Literature Since 1918
Study of the literature, history, film, monuments, and pop culture of Austria since 1918. Topics include: Demise of the Habsburg Empire, annexation and occupation, burden of the Nazi past, Austria as multi-ethnic society, radicalism, and the deliberate disassociation from German traditions.



Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Foreign Language GER (01cr), BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Fall Term 2014

Instructors

Shane D. Peterson

Course

GER 418

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: GERMAN GRAPHIC NOVEL (A,M)

Final Exam

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 03:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

CRN

5468

Status

Active

Class Time

01:50-03:00 MWF MAIN 402

Start-End Date

Sep 15, 2014-Nov 25, 2014

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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Maximum

Number registered

Enrollment:

Unlimited

7