Explore the German language in Austria from a sociolinguistic perspective.
We will discuss a diverse archive of post-1989 literature, film, and memorials in order to reexamine the so-called Peaceful Revolution and the interval year of ’89-90.
In 1929, Berlin was known to be a hedonistic city of extremes: corrupt wealth existed alongside destitute poverty and an underground world of wild parties and glamour.
It is hard to overstate how central vampires and zombies, doppelgänger and killers, ghosts and artificial humans—haunted hybrids—have been to the construction of German identity.
We investigate literary and filmic representations of the Holocaust. While a single course cannot do justice to this complex topic, we read four novels and screen five films concerning cultural representations of victims and perpetrators, and Holocaust denial and documentation.
Check us out in Spring 2021! Some of our courses are highlighted here, and contact Prof. Laurie Johnson for more information about our full range of offerings!
This online course will be offered during the second half of the Fall 2020 semester. Vienna, Austria will be your virtual classroom as you learn German!