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Fall Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Dutch


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Fall Academic Term, 2002 (September 3 - December 20)


DUTCH 111. First Special Speaking and Reading Course.

Courses in Dutch

Section 001 Meets with Dutch 511.001.

Instructor(s): Antonius J M Broos (tonbroos@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate students should elect DUTCH 511. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in DUTCH 100. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course provides the student with the basics of the Dutch language and culture. Besides the course book, we use cd-rom's and available Internet sites to get a wonderful introduction and first step into the Dutch language and the Dutch-speaking world. In class we practice conversations, do exercises and have cultural discussions to give a real taste of the Dutch experience in a friendly atmosphere.

Book: William Z. Shetter and Inge Vander Cruysse-Van Antwerpen. Dutch. An essential Grammar. New York, Routledge, 2002.

CD-Rom: Nederlands voor Anderstaligen 1, 2, and 3, available from: www.awbruna.nl/anderstaligen

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DUTCH 160. First Year Seminar: Colonialism and its Aftermath.

Dutch Literature and Culture in English

Section 001 COLONIALISM AND ITS AFTERMATH.

Instructor(s): Antonius J M Broos (tonbroos@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. Taught in English. (3). (HU).

First-Year Seminar Foreign Lit

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The course introduces first-year students to cultural studies in general and Dutch Studies in particular, integrating social, political, and economic history with literary renderings, and artistic representations of colonialism. The Netherlands has been an active participant in shaping the world as we know it, through mercantile and political involvement around the globe. The Dutch were colonizers of Indonesia and its many islands, founders of New Amsterdam/New York, traders in West Africa, first settlers in Capetown in South Africa, and the first trading partners with the Japanese. The Netherlands held colonial power over Suriname until 1975; other West Indies islands, i.e., Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao are still part of the Dutch Kingdom. We will trace the origin and development of the Dutch expansion in the world, how countries were conquered and political systems were established. Mercantile gains as shown in the spice trade and the many aspects of the slave trade will be emphasized. The role of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), once called the world's largest multinational in the 17th and 18th century, will be examined. We will read from the vast body of Dutch literary works related to the East and West Indies, started as early as the 17th century.

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DUTCH 231. Second-Year Dutch.

Courses in Dutch

Section 001 Meets with Dutch 531.001

Instructor(s): Antonius J M Broos (tonbroos@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: DUTCH 112 or 100. Graduate students should elect DUTCH 531. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is a continuation of Dutch 112, with an overview of basic Dutch and continuing with cultural and more progressive reading and communicating. With the help of the vast information from the websites in Dutch, modern texts from everyday life and literature, the student will build a usefull base of knowledge to appreciate and experience the modern Dutch speaking societies of the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname.

Book: William Z. Shetter and Inge Vander Cruysse-van ANtwerpen. Dutch. An essential Grammar. New York, Routledge, 2002.

CD-roms: Nederlands voor anderstaligen # 3, available from www.awbruna.nl/anderstaligen.

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DUTCH 339. Independent Study.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course serves the needs of students who wish to develop special topics not offered in the Dutch Studies curriculum. It may be a program of directed readings with reports, or it may be a research project and long paper. Courses in the past, covered different areas like Dutch-Indonesian literature, the language of Rembrandt and his contemporaries, Dutch between English and German, etc. Courses must be supervised by a faculty member and the student must have the faculty member's agreement before electing the course.

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