|Winter Term 2020 TOP: WEIMAR CULTURE - 1265 - GER 418
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 Winter 2020: From Caligari to Cabaret: The Culture of the Weimar Republic
This course explores the main literary, aesthetic and cultural trends from Germany’s Weimar Republic, 1918-1933, a politically turbulent era that gave rise to one of the most fertile and interesting periods of cultural production in German history. We will examine works of literature, film, visual art, cultural criticism, and music as well as cultural phenomena such as fashion, feminism, the “Third Sex.” Taught in German.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course