This course introduces students to contemporary German speaking cultures through the use of authentic materials (film, media, literature). Recommended Prerequisite(s): GERM 264 or Instructor Permisison.
This course focuses on complex topics in contemporary German speaking cultures through the use of authentic materials (film, media, literature).
Offered every semester, this course is an integrated study of literary and cultural texts as a springboard for advanced level refinements of grammar. Recommended Prerequisite(s): FREN 202 or 264 or Placement Test.
This course will investigate central aspects of Roman civilization: politics, religion, law, oratory, private life, public entertainment, literature, and visual art and architecture. We will also examine the place of ancient Rome in the western imagination, and the influence of ancient Rome on later politics, literature, and art.
Through literature, art and filmmaking this course will explore how the Nazi dictatorship affected the lives of women. From "Aryan" women who participated in it, to how German women of Jewish descent were marginalized; analyzing women as victims and perpetrators of the Holocaust; and exploring the memory of Nazism. This course is limited to first-year students only, any others will be removed from this course.
This course explores conceptions of the self from Homer to Augustine of Hippo, focusing especially on views of the mind or soul and its relation to the body, thought or reason and its relation to desire, human agency and responsibility, and the individual self in relation to others.