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Winter Academic Term '02 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Dutch


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Winter Academic Term, 2002 (January 7 - April 26)

Open courses in Dutch
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Wolverine Access Subject listing for DUTCH

Winter Academic Term '02 Time Schedule for Dutch.


DUTCH 492. Colloquium on Modern Dutch Culture and Literature.

Dutch Literature and Culture in English

Section 001 Anne Frank in Past and Present.

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

Prerequisites: (3). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The first part of this course will deal with the history of Anne Frank in the Netherlands, her hiding and arrest, her famous diary, its popularity, and the attacks on its authenticity. Special attention will be given to the reception of Anne Frank in the USA and the image of Anne Frank in film and on stage and TV.

In the second part of the course, we will look at the Holocaust, as portrayed in other accounts, diaries, stories, and films, with special emphasis on survivors and their problems, children of survivors, etc. Although some of the literary examples will be taken from the Dutch, all literature will be read in English and the course will be conducted in English. Requirements are summaries of given articles, a midterm paper, a short oral presentation, a final exam, regular class attendance, and participation in class discussions.

Required reading:

  • Anne Frank, The Diary.
  • H.A. Enzen, Anne Frank. Reflections on her Life and Legacy Chicago, 2000.
  • Harry Mulisch, The Assault.
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    DUTCH 495. Topics in Dutch Literature.

    Courses in Dutch

    Section 001 Prose and Poetry of the Netherlands and Belgium. Conducted in Dutch.

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

    Prerequisites: Dutch 232. (3). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

    Credits: (3).

    Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

    The course will examine prose and poetry of both the Netherlands and Belgium. Issues such as the influence of the Second World War, feminist writing, Dutch Indies Literature are among the many topics that will provide the students with material for discussion about authors, opinions, place and point of view of (modern) Dutch literature. The course will be conducted in Dutch.

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    DUTCH 512. Second Special Speaking and Reading.

    Courses in Dutch

    Section 001 Meets with Dutch 112.001.

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

    Prerequisites: Graduate standing. No credit granted to those who have completed Dutch 500. (4).

    Credits: (4).

    Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

    This course, a continuation of Dutch 511, proceeds with the basics of the Dutch language. We will primarily use the monolingual text, Colloquial Dutch, in which each lesson consists of an everyday conversation, a grammatical explanation, exercises, a comprehensive vocabulary list of one topic, questions about the conversation, homework, and a special computer exercise. To enliven the course, the instructor will present the students with a variety of texts, music, video, and simple prose, which can serve as a starting point for conversation.

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    DUTCH 532. Second Year Dutch.

    Courses in Dutch

    Section 001 Meets with Dutch 232.001.

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

    Prerequisites: Dutch 512 or equivalent. Graduate standing. (4).

    Credits: (4).

    Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

    This course, a continuation of Dutch 531, will further examine the particular difficulties and subtleties of Dutch conversation and style. Grammatical items introduced in previous courses will be reviewed where necessary. Introduction to contemporary Dutch society by means of songs, video, comics, newspaper articles, and literature will enliven the course, which will be conducted mostly in Dutch. Required text: Code Nederlands, Volume 2.

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    DUTCH 901. Independent Graduate Study.

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

    Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. (2-4). (INDEPENDENT).

    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 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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