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GERM 411 Major Controversies in German Culture (in English)

Selected debates and controversies in the German-speaking countries.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
GERM 411 001Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

This course is cross-listed with GERM 531B.

This course will focus on analyses of language of fear, hate and persuasion/manipulation, i.e. language used by media, social media, politics and extremism in times of crisis (including the current one). Depending on student interest the focus might be expanded to include analyses of such language use in fiction depicting crises (literary fiction, tv and cinema).