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AP/GER 3793 3.00
Screening the Past: Rewriting German History in Film
The course investigates the relation between German cinema and history. It examines reconstructions of history in twentieth- and twenty-first century films from Germany and German cinema's contribution to the shaping of national and collective identities.
Note: Language of instruction: English, all readings in English, however, students enrolling through German, are required to complete most readings in German and write some assignments in German. Note: For students enrolling through Humanities there is no prerequisite; knowledge of German is not required. Note: Students are expected to view the films in their own time in the library (SMIL) in preparation for class discussion.