Instructor Info:
Name: HEMPEN, DANIELA
Office Telephone:
Email: hempen@mail.ubc.ca
Taught Sections:
Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Section Comments
 GERM 100 003Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

Required Course Materials: A comprehensive range of options is available for the acquisition of the course materials. Students will receive written notification of these options well in advance of the term.

 GERM 100 008Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

Required Course Materials: A comprehensive range of options is available for the acquisition of the course materials. Students will receive written notification of these options well in advance of the term.

 GERM 100 017Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

Required Course Materials: A comprehensive range of options is available for the acquisition of the course materials. Students will receive written notification of these options well in advance of the term.

 GERM 110 007Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri13:0014:00

Required Course Materials: A comprehensive range of options is available for the acquisition of the course materials. Students will receive written notification of these options well in advance of the term.

 GERM 301 002Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

This course focuses on the reading and discussion of selected German and Austrian literary works against the background of literary, social, and political developments in Fin-de-Siècle Austria-Hungary and early twentieth-century Germany. We will read and discuss plays, novels and short stories by major authors such as Gerhart Hauptmann, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Arthur Schnitzler, Franz Kafka, Erich Maria Remarque, Irmgard Keun, Bertolt Brecht, and Klaus Mann. This course is taught in English.

 GERM 302 002Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri16:0017:00

This course focuses on the reading and discussion of selected post WWII German literary works from West, East, and the United Germany, as well as from Austria, Switzerland and Romania. We will read and discuss plays, novels and short stories by major authors such as Wolfgang Borchert, Heinrich Böll, Anna Seghers, Marlen Haushofer, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Christoph Hein, Herta Müller, and Bernhard Schlink. Films discussed include The Marriage of Maria Braun (excerpts), dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and The Flat, dir. Arnon Goldfinger. This course is taught in English.