German Civilization: History, Politics, and Culture
GERM 1416 - 4 credits
|Dates:||November 21 - December 21*|
|*This is an online course|
Description:This course is an introduction to intellectual and cultural currents in German civilization from the Enlightenment to the present, emphasizing the arts in the context of history and philosophy from the late 18th century to around the mid-20th century. Readings include excerpts from such thinkers as Kant, Fichte, Marx, Nietzsche, Weber, as well as poetry and short fictional works by Heine, Jünger, Remarque, Borchert, and others. The readings will be supplemented by films and other visuals. This course will be taught entirely online.
Arts and Humanities Foundation, Analytical Inquiry: Society
Contact: Wilfried Wilms at Wilfried.Wilms@du.edu