GERMAN 416 - Seminar in German Studies
Section: 001 Current Events Through German Media (Television, Print Journalism, Internet)
Term: FA 2017
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
One year beyond GERMAN 232. Students may not take the same topic twice.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Current Events Through German Media examines the ways German-speaking media make sense of and report on the world around them. The course offers analysis of issues foremost on the minds of German speakers, considering how different media frame (and keep up with) particular problems and events. The course will develop historical perspectives on the functions and abuse of the press and other media such as radio, television and film; consider regional and national differences in perception (esp. Germany, Austria and Switzerland); and German-speaking responses to global English, the 24/7 news cycle, and the internet and social networking. The course will provide opportunities to develop contemporary vocabulary and a range of research and writing skills. Students will undertake a range of appropriate assignments including the regular analysis of news; engagement with a novel and a film; and the option of creating web pages, videos, and blogs.

GERMAN 416 - Seminar in German Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
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21771
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LEC)
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30467
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 344248300X
Geschenkt : Roman, Author: Glattauer, Daniel., Publisher: Goldmann ai 2
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