GERM 321 - Seminar: Special Topics in German Literature or Language
FDR: HL when the topic is literary
Prerequisite: GERM 262 or equivalent. The focus shifts annually from the examination of a specific period or author to a study of a specified genre, such as the lyric or the Novelle. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Fall 2018, GERM 321-01: Seminar: German Literature in the Computer Age (3). Prerequisite: GERM 262 or equivalent. An examination of the literary and cultural reception of information technology (IT), primarily in Germany and Austria and Switzerland, with a focus on the literary fiction of the late 1990s and the early 21st century. For the purposes of this course, IT includes the hardware and software used in the storage, retrieval, delivery, and manipulation of information, along with its associated networks. This course focuses on the apprehension that dominates contemporary German-speaking fiction in which IT plays a central role. (HL) Youngman. Staff.
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