2004 - 2005 Calendar

FACULTY OF ARTS

GERMAN COURSE LIST

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, the course descriptions for courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Head of the Department. The Department offers several courses in Germany during the Spring/Summer semester. See the Departmental web page at www.mun.ca/german for details on the German Field School.

1000. Elementary German I (F) & (W). A course intended to give beginners a basic knowledge of the spoken and written language and culture of the German-speaking countries.

1001. Elementary German II (F) & (W). A continuation of Elementary German I with the same basic text.
Prerequisite: German 1000.

2010. Intermediate German I (F) & (W). This course is mainly a completion and thorough review of the fundamentals of the German language, with a continued strong cultural component.
Prerequisites: German 1000 and 1001 or equivalent.

2011. Intermediate German II (F) & (W). This course is a continuation of G2010.
Prerequisites: German 2010 or consent of the Head of the Department.

2020. Scientific German I (F). - inactive course.

2021. Scientific German II (W). - inactive course.

2030. Reading German I (F). In this course training will be given in reading scholarly German for senior undergraduate and graduate students with no previous knowledge of German, for whom this work is recommended or required by other departments or faculties.
NOTE: This course may not be used to satisfy the second language requirement.

2031. Reading German II (W). A continuation of Reading German I. In this course an attempt will be made to meet individual requirements.
Prerequisite: German 2030.
NOTE: This course may not be used to satisfy the second language requirement.

2510. Intermediate Composition and Conversation I (W). The goal of this course is to increase fluency in speaking and writing German.
Prerequisites: German 1000 and 1001.

2511. Intermediate Composition and Conversation II (S). Continuation of Intermediate Composition and Conversation I. This course includes a 4-week field school in Germany in August, which lengthens the time frame for the course by approximately two weeks.
Prerequisite: German 1001 or consent of the Head of the Department.

2900. Introduction to German Culture I (F). A study of the major cultural trends and movements of German-speaking Europe to the beginnings of the modern age. Lectures are given in English. This course qualifies as a research/writing course.

2901. Introduction to German Culture II (W). A study of the major cultural trends and movements of German-speaking Europe in the modern age. Lectures are given in English. This course qualifies as a research/writing course.

2910. Myths of the North. - inactive course.

3000. German Film I. A survey of German film from the beginnings to 1945.

3001. German Film II. A survey of German film from 1945 to the present.

3002-3009, excluding 3005. Special Topics in German Studies I.

3005. West to East: Aspects of the German Intellectual Influence on Russia.
(Same as Russian 3005 and History 3005) This course examines the fluidity of ideas across geo-political borders, languages and cultures, by exploring how the German intellectual discourse was received and reinterpreted by Russians in their literary, artistic and cultural dialogue. Ideas about the Romantic Hero become conflated with theories involving the Will, the Nietzschean Superman and the Proletarian Revolutionary, personified and embodied in what some scholars characterize as political/cultural Gods (Lenin, Stalin, Hitler).

3010. Advanced German I (F). This course aims at a high level of accomplishment in German pronunciation, composition and translation through practice in the spoken language, written exercises and the reading of more advanced literary material.
Prerequisites: German 2010 and 2011 or German 2020 and 2021.

3011. Advanced German II (W). Continuation of Advanced German I, with the same texts.
Prerequisites: German 3010 or consent of the Head of the Department.

3510. Advanced Composition and Conversation I (S). The aims of this course are to increase accuracy and fluency in written and spoken German with emphasis on culture. This course includes a 4-week field school in Germany in August, which lengthens the time frame for the course by approximately two weeks.
Prerequisite: German 2011 or consent of the Head of the Department.

3511. Advanced Composition and Conversation II (S). The aims of this course are to increase accuracy and fluency in written and spoken German with emphasis on grammar review. This course includes a 4-week field school in Germany in August, which lengthens the time frame for the course by approximately two weeks.
Prerequisite: German 2011 or consent of the Head of the Department.

3900. Survey of German Literature I (F). A study of the chief periods of German literature based on works of representative authors. A general survey from the earliest works to 1805.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

3901. Survey of German Literature II (W). A study of the chief periods of German literature based on works of representative authors. A general survey from 1805 to the present.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

3911. Faust and the Magus Tradition. - inactive course.

3912. Modern German Literature in Translation I (F). - inactive course.

3913. Modern German Literature in Translation II (W). - inactive course.

4000. German Literature of the Eighteenth Century I (F). A study of the historical and cultural background of the eighteenth century, of Enlightenment and Storm and Stress. Reading and discussion of representative works with emphasis on Lessing, Goethe and Schiller.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4001. German Literature of the Eighteenth Century II (W). A study of the historical and cultural background of the eighteenth century, of Storm and Stress and Classicism. Reading and discussion of representative works with emphasis on Goethe and Schiller.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4010. Advanced Stylistics I (F). Specialized study of the more complex areas of German grammar, style, and idiomatic usage, involving intensive practice in composition and oral expression, and focused on detailed work with contemporary cultural materials such as newspapers, television, and film.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4011. Advanced Stylistics II (W). Continuation of Advanced Stylistics I.
Prerequisite: German 4010 or consent of the Head of the Department.

4100. German Literature of the 19th Century I (F). A study of the leading exponents of nineteenth-century literature, including the background of Romanticism and the young Germany movement.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4101. German Literature of the 19th Century II (W). A study of the leading exponents of nineteenth-century literature, including the background of Poetic Realism and Naturalism.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4200. German Literature of the Twentieth Century I (F). The purpose of this course is to trace the important literary movements up to 1945, using a number of representative authors.  Reading of selected dramas, novels, poems and short stories.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4201. German Literature of the Twentieth Century II (W). The purpose of this course is to trace the important post 1945 literary movements, using a number of representative authors.  Reading of selected dramas, novels, poems and short stories.
Prerequisites: One of German 2011, 2511, 3011 or the consent of the Head of Department.

4300. Middle High German Language and Literature I (F). - inactive course.

4301. Middle High German Language and Literature II (W).
- inactive course.

4400. Early Modern German Literature I (F). - inactive course.

4401. Early Modern German Literature II (W). - inactive course.

4802-4811. Special Topics in German Studies II.

4998. Comprehensive Examination for Honours Students.

4999. Honours Essay for Honours Students.


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