German Literature and Film

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    German Literature and Film

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, German Culture, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module will build on the foundation laid by German Culture & Society I to deepen the examination of German literature in its historical context, and to advance further the reading and analytic skills required to gain access to the foreign culture. to widen and deepen the examination of ideas and movements in German Society offered in GCSI to advance further the reading and analytic skills required to conduct advance academic study of the foreign culture.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Assess the value of literature and/or film in offering insight into the political, social and intellectual history of Germany & Austria in the 19th-21st centuries.
    2. Identify ways in which the form & content of artistic works can help us compare cultural norms in different societies.
    3. Discuss key experiences in modern German or Austrian history that have shaped culture and society in Germany or Austria today.
    4. Enhance his/her command of the German language.