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GRMN0101A-F14

CRN: 90143

Beginning German

Beginning German
Geared toward quick and early proficiency in comprehension and free expression. Grammatical structures are practiced through group activities and situational exercises (e.g., role-playing games and partner interviews). Active class participation by students is required and will be counted toward the final grade. Since this is an integrated approach, there will be laboratory assignments but no special drill sections. Classes meet five times a week. Students take GRMN 0102 as their winter term course. 5 hrs. lect.

GRMN0101B-F14

CRN: 90148

Beginning German

Beginning German
Geared toward quick and early proficiency in comprehension and free expression. Grammatical structures are practiced through group activities and situational exercises (e.g., role-playing games and partner interviews). Active class participation by students is required and will be counted toward the final grade. Since this is an integrated approach, there will be laboratory assignments but no special drill sections. Classes meet five times a week. Students take GRMN 0102 as their winter term course. 5 hrs. lect.

GRMN0201A-F14

CRN: 90166

Intermediate German

Intermediate German
GRMN 0201/0202 is a culture-based intermediate language sequence that focuses students' attention on intercultural aspects of language acquisition, vocabulary expansion, reading and writing strategies, and a review of grammar. It moves from a focus on issues of individual identity and personal experiences to a discussion of Germany today (GRMN 0201), explores national identity in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and supplies an overview of cultural history, literary achievements, and philosophical traditions in the German-speaking world (GRMN 0103 or equivalent) 4 hrs. lect.

GRMN0201B-F14

CRN: 90177

Intermediate German

Intermediate German
GRMN 0201/0202 is a culture-based intermediate language sequence that focuses students' attention on intercultural aspects of language acquisition, vocabulary expansion, reading and writing strategies, and a review of grammar. It moves from a focus on issues of individual identity and personal experiences to a discussion of Germany today (GRMN 0201), explores national identity in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and supplies an overview of cultural history, literary achievements, and philosophical traditions in the German-speaking world (GRMN 0103 or equivalent) 4 hrs. lect.

GRMN0341A-F14

Cross-Listed As:
HARC0341A-F14

CRN: 92452

Faust's Metropolis: Berlin
Please register via HARC 0341A

Faust’s Metropolis: History, Architecture, and Urbanism in Berlin (in English)
In this course we will investigate the rich and complicated built environment of Berlin. By looking at both visual evidence and textual sources we will uncover how the city has been transformed from a cultural backwater during the early modern period to the current capital of a reunified Germany. By the conclusion of this course, you will be comfortable “reading” buildings and spaces and will be able to navigate both the physical city of Berlin and the many layers of history buried within. 3 hrs. sem.

GRMN0350A-F14

Cross-Listed As:
GRMN0350B-F14

CRN: 91562

Advanced Writing Workshop

Advanced Writing Workshop
With its emphasis on grammatical structures, this course is designed to develop students' writing skills, bridging the 0200-level courses and the advanced 0300 and 0400 levels. From initial sentences and short paragraphs to a final term paper the course tries to assist individual students with their specific problems with German compositions. In addition to frequent written assignments, students also read excerpts from several German papers and magazines in order to familiarize themselves with a variety of narrative styles. (Formerly GRMN 0304) 3 hrs. lect.

GRMN0350B-F14

Cross-Listed As:
GRMN0350A-F14

CRN: 91563

Advanced Writing Workshop

Advanced Writing Workshop
With its emphasis on grammatical structures, this course is designed to develop students' writing skills, bridging the 0200-level courses and the advanced 0300 and 0400 levels. From initial sentences and short paragraphs to a final term paper the course tries to assist individual students with their specific problems with German compositions. In addition to frequent written assignments, students also read excerpts from several German papers and magazines in order to familiarize themselves with a variety of narrative styles. (Formerly GRMN 0304) 3 hrs. lect.

GRMN0370A-F14

Cross-Listed As:
LNGT0370A-F14

CRN: 92428

German Linguistics

German Linguistics (in German)
This course simultaneously presents an overview of the major subfields of linguistics as they apply to the German language and a discussion of how today's Standard German evolved. We will pay attention to important concepts in phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. In addition to these theoretical and descriptive aspects, we will discuss sociolinguistic issues such as language and gender and regional variations within Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Luxemburg. Lectures and discussions will be conducted in German. (Formerly GRMN 0340) 3 hrs. sem.

GRMN0420A-F14

CRN: 92429

EscapetoLife:Exile Experiences

Escape to Life: Exile and Refugee Experiences 1933-1945
In this course we will explore the experiences of those who fled persecution from Nazi Germany after 1933. Using literary texts, autobiographies, documentaries, photographs, and letters, we will follow escape routes through Europe and to overseas and will learn about international refugee politics, the “Kindertransporte,” and American journalist Varian Fry’s rescue network. Of special interest will be centers of exile culture in New York and Los Angeles/Hollywood, where famous intellectuals and artists such as Thomas and Heinrich Mann, Hannah Arendt , Bertolt Brecht, Marlene Dietrich, Billy Wilder, and many more found new or temporary homes and where many engaged in anti-Nazi advocacy writing. 3 hrs lect./disc.

GRMN0500A-F14

CRN: 90388

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500D-F14

CRN: 90398

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500E-F14

CRN: 90401

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500F-F14

CRN: 90402

Independent Study

Independent Study
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GRMN0500G-F14

CRN: 91115

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500H-F14

CRN: 91236

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0700A-F14

CRN: 91185

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700D-F14

CRN: 91188

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700E-F14

CRN: 91189

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700F-F14

CRN: 91190

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700G-F14

CRN: 91191

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700H-F14

CRN: 91237

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)