GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
Winter 2018, Section 003 - Introduction to German Theater
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Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Details

Credits:
4
Other:
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GERMAN 230 or RCLANG 291.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
GERMAN 221 or 231; or assignment by placement test.
Other Course Info:
All sections of GERMAN 232 address special topics, e.g., music, philosophy, science, current political issues, etc. F, W, Sp, Su.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

One of the longest and richest cultural traditions in Germany has been in Theater and Drama. In this course we will take a look at that tradition by reading texts about the history of German theater, excerpts from some well-known 18th- and 19th-century plays, and two 20th century plays: "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan" by Bertolt Brecht, and "Die Physiker" by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. In addition, we will "experience" the tradition first-hand by producing our own German language theater production — an evening of directed scenes. Through reading, writing, and theater activities in the classroom, students will develop the basic vocabulary of the theater in addition to other conversational vocabulary related to the texts, and focus on pronunciation and oral communication skills. Students will also learn basics of acting, directing, and theater production.

Schedule

GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
18310
Open
5
 
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MTuThF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (REC)
 In Person
11482
Open
4
 
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MTuWTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (REC)
 In Person
11483
Open
1
 
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TuWThF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (REC)
 In Person
11484
Closed
0
 
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MTuWTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (REC)
 In Person
11485
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2
 
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MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (REC)
 In Person
16623
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TuTh 7:00PM - 9:00PM
007 (REC)
 In Person
24612
Open
2
 
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MTuWTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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