Introduction to the professions of language services and the discipline of Translation Studies. The course provides training in translation practice to and from German and English, including audiovisual, professional, scientific, and literary samples.
How Romantic are we? Where does Romanticism still persist today? Texts include *Frankenstein,* *The Terrors of Ice and Darkness,* contemporary films, paintings, and programmatic texts of German Romantic and Idealist philosophy. In English, with no prerequisites.
An introduction to the history, literature, and culture of Scandinavia and the Nordic region, from the Viking age until the modern era (700s-present). Includes discussion of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Svalbard, and Greenland. All readings in English.
Discusses the pre-history and history of the Holocaust, and examines cultural representations of the Holocaust in literature, film, and critical essays.
We read substantial parts of the Grimms' 19th-century collections and some of their French and Italian predecessors, and we consider other storytelling forms, film, and illustration. Why do we continue to tell and to know these tales?