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GERM 531B Special Topics - SPECIAL TOPICS

This course is taught in English.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
GERM 531B 001Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

This course is cross-listed with GERM 411.

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).