Humanities

212 – Reading the Modern World (3 credit hours)

Analyzes pivotal moments in world history since 1789 through artistic, literary, and cultural manifestations. Course topics may include the rise of nationalism and western democracy, the development of European colonialism, and the social, political, and religious causes of international conflicts from world wars to terrorism. (D)

First Session Course:

  • 52070 – 9:30AM-10:45AM – TBA, Venegas Caro

215 – Germanic and Slavic Literature (3 credit hours)

Texts studied are by such authors as Von Eschenbach, Hoffman, Turgenev, Dostovsky, Ibsen and Kafka. (D)

First Session Course:

  • 51264 – 9:25AM-10:40AM – GRNE 340, Wiggers

340 – German Masterworks in Translation (3 credit hours)

Examines selected works of German, Austrian, and Swiss fiction in English translation by such writers as Goethe, Schiller, Kafka, Mann, and Schnitzler. Literary periods, genres, and authors vary according to instructor. Also listed as GES 340. (D)

First Session Course:

  • 50372 – 12:15PM-1:30PM – GRNE 340, Wiggers

Full Summer Course:

  • 51018 – Online, Knight
  • 52015 – Online, Knight

394 – German Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales (3 credit hours)

Study of German myths, legends and fairy tales since the Middle Ages and their role in the formation of German national identity. Also listed as GES 394. (D)

First Session Course:

  • 52120 – 10:50AM-12:05PM – GRNE 340, Howards & Boyer

Second Session Course:

  • 52121 – July 9-31 – 9:25AM-11:15AM – GRNE 340, Howards & Boyer

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