German 250. German Culture
An interdisciplinary course in 20th-century German culture, history, politics and thought. Weekly examination of historical sources, material and popular culture, and novels/arts/film, looking for continuity and contradictions. Topics include: World War I, Weimar culture, Insiders and Outsiders, the German Other, Hitler, the Holocaust, the Wall, Berlin and post-unification. This course is sometimes team-taught and always has a number of guest speakers.