What is GSLL offering next semester?
Every semester GSLL offers undergraduate students:
- First-Year Seminars;
- Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Language Courses;
- English-Language Seminars and Lectures on Language, Linguistics, Literature, Film, Philosophy, and Culture;
- Language, Linguistics, Literature, Film, Philosophy, and Culture Seminars taught in the Target Language;
- Individual Seminars on Independent Readings;
- Honors Thesis Mentoring.
GSLL also offers every semester for graduate students German- and English-language courses in Literature, Linguistics, Theory, Film & Media Studies.
The following catalogue of current courses is organized according to language and level. Last updated November 28, 2016.
In the event you have questions, contact the director of undergraduate or graduate studies.
GSLL 284 Philosophy and the Arts
This course examines the different ways in which philosophical texts and works of art presuppose, articulate, and call into question cultural norms and values, with a special emphasis on conceptions of selfhood in various philosophical movements (for example, in Existentialism, the Enlightenment, Romanticism, etc.). Readings and discussions in English.
TROP. 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM.
Poster: GSLL 284
Summer Session I, 2018
GERM 101 Elementary German
Develops the four language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) in a cultural context. In addition to mastering basic vocabulary and grammar, students will communicate in German about everyday topics. Two extra hours, one afternoon (Monday) per week.
GAGUM> 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM.
Poster: GERM 101
GERM 203 Intermediate German
Students acquire necessary materials and opportunities to develop further their language skills in a cultural context. They review and expand upon the basic grammar covered in beginning German.
WEGEL. 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM.
Poster: GERM 203
GERM 400 Advanced German Grammar
Review of basic and advanced grammatical structures. Course strengthens application of grammar in context for undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate students also work with grammar issues encountered in the foreign language classroom. Prerequisite, GERM 204; permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisite. This course will be taught entirely online with weekly one-on-one video conferences with the instructor.
Poster: GERM 400
Summer Session II, 2018
GERM 102 Advanced Elementary German
This continuation of GERM 101 emphasizes speaking, listening, reading, writing in a cultural context. Students enhance their basic vocabulary and grammar and will regularly communicate in German about everyday topics. Two extra hours, one afternoon (Monday) per week.
WEILER. 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM.
Poster: GERM 102
**GERM 284 German Pop Literature
By reading a few longer novels over the course of the semester, student will learn how to hone their critical thinking and reading skills, become familiar with a foreign culture, and consider how American culture is reflected back at them in these German texts. Readings and discussions in English.
LAYNE. 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM.
Poster: GERM 284
GERM 994 Doctoral Dissertation (Var.)