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DANE 100: Danish Reading Course (3 ) U
Special course designed to enable graduate students to develop a reading knowledge of Danish as a research skill. Enrollment for undergraduate credit is required. Does not satisfy any part of the undergraduate language requirement. Not open to native speakers of Danish. LEC
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DANE 101: Danish Reading Course II (3 ) U
Continuation of DANE 100 and introduction to reading Norwegian and Swedish. Not open to native speakers of Danish. Prerequisite: DANE 100 or equivalent. LEC
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DANE 104: Elementary Danish I (5 ) U
Essentials of grammar, practice in speaking, reading, and writing Danish. Five hours of recitation per week. Not open to native speakers of Danish. LEC
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DANE 105: Elementary Danish I, Honors (5 ) H
Course content similar to DANE 104, with additional work to expand the student's cultural context and understanding. Not open to native speakers of Danish or students who have completed DANE 104. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC
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DANE 108: Elementary Danish II (5 ) U
Continuation of grammar; practice in conversation, composition, and reading. Five hours of recitation per week. Not open to native speakers of Danish. Prerequisite: DANE 104 or permission of instructor. LEC
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DANE 109: Elementary Danish II, Honors (5 ) H
Course content similar to DANE 108, with additional cultural study. Not open to native speakers of Danish or students who have completed DANE 108. Prerequisite: Open to students who received a grade of A in DANE 104 or an A or B in DANE 105. LEC
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DANE 177: First Year Seminar: _____ (3 ) U
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in Danish. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC
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DANE 212: Intermediate Danish I (3 ) U
A continuation of DANE 108. Structured grammar review, composition, conversation with readings of literary and cultural texts. Not open to native speakers of Danish. Prerequisite: DANE 108 or permission of instructor. LEC
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DANE 213: Intermediate Danish I, Honors (3 ) H
Course content similar to DANE 212, with additional cultural study. Not open to native speakers of Danish or students who have completed DANE 212. Prerequisite: Completion of DANE 108 with a grade of A, or DANE 109 with a grade of A or B. LEC
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DANE 216: Intermediate Danish II (3 ) U
A continuation of DANE 212. Structured grammar review, composition, conversation with readings of literary and cultural texts. Not open to native speakers of Danish. Prerequisite: DANE 212 or permission of instructor. LEC
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DANE 217: Intermediate Danish II, Honors (3 ) H
Course content similar to DANE 216, with additional cultural study. Not open to native speakers of Danish or students who have completed DANE 216. Prerequisite: Completion of DANE 212 with a grade of A, or DANE 213 with a grade of A or B. LEC
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DANE 220: Intensive Danish (16 ) U
This course is designed to teach speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension skills of first and second year Danish in one semester. Classes are held for four hours a day Monday through Friday (8:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.). There are intensive drills in grammar, integrated language lab work, and homework assignments. Not open to native speakers of Danish. Prerequisite: Admission to Danish Institute at the University of Kansas. LEC
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DTCH 100: Dutch Reading Course (3 ) U
Special course designed to enable graduate students to develop a reading knowledge of Dutch as a research skill. Enrollment for undergraduate credit is required. Does not satisfy any part of the undergraduate language requirement. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. LEC
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DTCH 101: Dutch Reading Course II (3 )
Continuation of DTCH 100. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: DTCH 100 or equivalent. LEC
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DTCH 104: Elementary Dutch I (5 ) U
Essentials of grammar; practice in speaking, reading, and writing Dutch. Five hours of recitation per week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. LEC
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DTCH 105: Elementary Dutch I, Honors (5 ) U
Similar to DTCH 104 with additional work to expand the student's cultural context and understanding. Not open to native speakers of Dutch or students who have completed DTCH 104. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program, or by permission of instructor. LEC
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DTCH 108: Elementary Dutch II (5 ) U
Continuation of grammar, practice in conversation, composition, and reading. Five hours of recitation per week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: DTCH 104 or equivalent. LEC
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DTCH 109: Elementary Dutch II, Honors (5 ) U
Course content similar to DTCH 108, with additional cultural study. Meets 5 days a week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC
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DTCH 177: First Year Seminar: _____ (3 ) U
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in Dutch. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC
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DTCH 212: Intermediate Dutch I (3 ) U
A continuation of DTCH 108. Structured grammar review, composition, conversation, with readings of literary and cultural texts. Three class meetings per week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: DTCH 108 or equivalent. LEC
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DTCH 213: Intermediate Dutch I, Honors (3 ) U
Course content similar to DTCH 212, with additional cultural study. Three class meetings per week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program, or by permission of instructor. LEC
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DTCH 216: Intermediate Dutch II (3 ) U
A continuation of DTCH 212. Structured grammar review, composition, conversation, with readings of literary and cultural texts. Three class meetings per week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: DTCH 212 or equivalent. LEC
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DTCH 217: Intermediate Dutch II, Honors (3 ) U
Course content similar to DTCH 216, with additional cultural study. Three class meetings per week. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. Prerequisite: Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program, or by permission of instructor. LEC
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DTCH 453: Investigation and Conference: _____ (1-3 ) H/W
Independent study and directed reading on special topics. Permission of the instructor who will supervise the student's work is required. Not open to native speakers of Dutch. IND
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GERM 100: German Reading Course I (3 ) U
A special reading course for candidates for advanced degrees in other departments, designed to aid them in obtaining a reading knowledge of German, for purposes of research. Enrollment for undergraduate credit is required. An intensive study of the fundamentals of grammar, proceeding to the reading of material of medium difficulty. Three recitations weekly. Intended primarily for graduate students, but open also to seniors planning graduate study. The course does not satisfy any part of the undergraduate language requirement. Presupposes no previous study in German. Not open to native speakers of German. LEC
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GERM 101: German Reading Course II (3 ) U
A continuation of GERM 100. Review of grammar, with emphasis on reading and translation of material of an advanced nature in the candidate's general field. Three recitations weekly. Not open to native speakers of German. LEC
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GERM 104: Elementary German I (5 ) U
Introductory German; no previous German required. Development of students' use of the German language, including the ability to comprehend, interpret, and produce short spoken, written, and multimedia texts on everyday topics in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 108. LEC
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GERM 108: Elementary German II (5 ) U
Continuation of GERM 104. Further development of students' use of German language through comprehension and production of short spoken, written, and multimedia texts on everyday topics in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 201. Prerequisite: GERM 104 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 124: German Cinema in Context (3 ) HL
Taught in English. Screening and analysis of German films from the early 20th century to the present. Readings, lectures, and discussions on the films' sources, ideologies, techniques, and artistic achievements. Does not count toward the German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 125: German Cinema in Context (Honors) (3 ) HL
Course content similar to GERM 124. Taught in English. Screening and analysis of German films from the early 20th century to the present. Readings, lectures, and discussions on the films' sources, ideologies, techniques, and artistic achievements. Does not count toward German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 136: The German Transatlantic Experience (3 ) HT U
Taught in English. Introduction to the migration of German-speaking Europeans to North America, 17th century-present. Consideration of European and North American factors motivating migration, the journey to the New World, the experiences of immigrants and their descendants, and the ways in which German-speaking Europeans shaped the multicultural history of America. LEC
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GERM 148: Germanic Mythology, Religion, and Folklore (3 ) H/W
Taught in English. Introduction to the pagan myths and beliefs of Teutonic antiquity and their survival in the popular traditions of Germanic countries, within the framework of comparative mythology, archaeology, and anthropology. Does not count toward the German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 177: First Year Seminar: _____ (3 ) U
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in German. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC
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GERM 201: Intermediate German I (3 ) U
Continuation of GERM 108. Further development of students' use of the German language through comprehension and production of short literary and non-literary spoken, written, and multimedia texts in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 202. Prerequisite: GERM 108 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 202: Intermediate German II (3 ) U
Continuation of GERM 201. Further development of students' use of the German language through the comprehension, interpretation, and production of short literary and non-literary spoken, written, and multimedia texts in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who successfully complete this course should take GERM 301. Prerequisite: GERM 201 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 203: Introduction to Business German: Deutsch IM Berufsalltag (3 ) H
Continuation of GERM 201; completes language proficiency sequence. Structured grammar review, composition, conversation, and reading with focus on the basics of German business communication. Recommended for students planning to take GERM 352 and GERM 462. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: GERM 201 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 220: Special Studies in Germanic Languages (1-5 ) U
Credits awarded for elementary instruction in a Germanic language while studying abroad. Transfer credits must be arranged through the KU Office of Study Abroad, with permission from the departmental undergraduate advisor. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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GERM 222: Special Studies in German: _____ (1-3 ) H/W
Credits awarded for the study of special topics in German while studying abroad. Transfer credits must be arranged through the KU Office of Study Abroad, with permission from the departmental undergraduate advisor. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC
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GERM 301: High Intermediate German I (3 ) H/W
Continuation of GERM 202. Further development of students' use of German through reading and discussion of literary and non-literary texts (spoken, written, multimedia, combined with intensive grammar review. Introduction to expressive functions of German with emphasis on spoken and written communication. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 302. Prerequisite: GERM 202 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 302: High Intermediate German II (3 ) H/W
Continuation of GERM 301. Refinement and expansion of students' use of German. Reading and discussion in German of literary and non-literary texts (spoken, written, multimedia), combined with continued intensive grammar review. E mphasis on better understanding German grammatical structures and acquisition of vocabulary. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 401. Prerequisite: GERM 301 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 315: German Literature and the Modern Era (3 ) H
Introduction in English to German writers 1750-present. Discussion of themes such as technology, modern and postmodern developments, gender, war, politics, and culture in German-speaking Europe. Readings include works in translation by influential German writers. Open to first-year students and non-majors; qualifies for major or minor credit when taken with GERM 316, a one-hour discussion section. GERM 315 and GERM 316 are required for admission to all courses beyond GERM 402 (except GERM 444 and GERM 462). LEC
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GERM 316: Discussion Section for German Literature and the Modern Era (1 ) H
Discussion section to be taken with GERM 315: German Literature and the Modern Era. Introduction to critical German vocabulary for discussing German-language literature in its historical and cultural context. Prerequisite: GERM 202 or placement by examination. GERM 315 qualifies for major or minor credit when taken with GERM 316. LEC
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GERM 320: Border Crossings in German Culture (3 ) HT
Taught in English. Introduction to German culture and its transformations in transnational contexts. Examination of the historical, cultural, and literary impact of German emigration and immigration. Topics include emigration to America after the failed Revolution of 1848, exile communities during the Nazi era, and multinational migrations in contemporary Germany. Does not count toward German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 324: Magic, Monsters and the Occult in German Literature (3 ) HL
Taught in English. Reading and discussion of fictional and non-fictional works by German writers that address topics such as magic, monsters, the occult sciences, the Faust legend and pact with the devil, and the vampire. Consideration of the works' influence on other nations' literatures. Does not count toward the German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 325: Magic, Monsters, and the Occult in German Literature, Honors (3 ) HL H
Taught in English. For centuries German scientists, philosophers and poets have produced groundbreaking literature that has featured magic, monsters and the occult sciences. German poets introduced popular themes, such as the Faust legend and the pact with the devil, and they introduced one of the most popular monsters into literature - the vampire. In this course we read and discuss fictional and nonfictional works by German authors that address these themes, and we discuss the influence that these works have had on other nations' literatures. Does not fulfill any requirement in the German major or minor. Prerequisite: Membership in the University Honors Program or permission of instructor. LEC
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GERM 328: The Arts in German-Speaking Europe (3 ) HL
Taught in English. Exploration of the arts in German-speaking Europe: major cultural periods, movements, art forms, and people (artists, architects, composers, writers, filmmakers) from the Middle Ages to the present. Consideration of the arts within the larger European historical and cultural context from which they emerged. Does not count toward the German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 332: Berlin in German Culture (3 ) HL
Taught in English. Introduction to Berlin within the context of major German and European historical, social, intellectual, and artistic developments since 1800. Exploration of complex epochs such as the Bismarck, Nazi, Cold War, and post-unification eras through journalism, literature, sociological writings, and film. Does not count toward German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 335: Love and the German Middle Ages (3 ) H
Taught in English. Introduction to German conceptions of love, marriage, and adultery in medieval and early modern German-speaking Europe. Exploration of the German contribution to discourse of love through theoretical, literary, and legal texts, as well as through visual and material culture. Examination of German discourse within the broader European context, and of similarities, differences, and continuities between medieval and modern constructs. Does not count toward German major or minor. LEC
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GERM 340: Deutsche Grammatik (3 ) H/W
For students enrolled in the KU Summer Language Institute in Germany. Exercises in selected topics of German grammar. Prerequisite: GERM 216 or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 352: Business German: Deutsch Fur Den Beruf (3 ) H/W
Extensive practice in business communication: terminology, texts and correspondence, oral practice in business situations. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: G ERM 202 or placement by examination. LEC
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GERM 375: Topics in Film of German-Speaking Europe: _____ (3 ) H
Examination of topics such as Expressionism, Turkish-German culture in contemporary German film, popular filmmaking, post-unification film, German literature as film, German film and national identity. Topics and periods vary. Prerequisite: GERM 302. LEC
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GERM 400: Introduction to German Literary Masterpieces (3 ) H/W
For students enrolled in the KU Summer Language Institute in Germany. Selected works of major German Language writers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: One course from GERM 340, GERM 344, or GERM 348. LEC
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GERM 401: Advanced German I (3 ) H
Continuation of GERM 302. Expansion and refinement of proficiency in German (speaking, listening, reading, writing), increased understanding of German grammatical structures, development of a more sophisticated vocabulary, and introduction to stylistics through discussion and analysis of literary and nonliterary texts. Students successfully completing GERM 401 may take all other GERM courses at the 400 and 500 levels. Prerequisite: GERM 302. LEC
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GERM 402: Advanced German II (3 ) H
Continuation of GERM 401. Development of advanced proficiency in German through analysis and discussion of literary and nonliterary texts and practice in advanced composition. Emphasis in both discussions and papers on style and rhetoric and on developing skill in textual analysis. Focus on advanced German grammar and on style and idiomatic expression in spoken and written German. Prerequisite: GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 411: German Culture 1150-1750 (3 ) H
Exploration of major cultural periods and movements within the framework of historical and political change, with investigation of themes such as nation and national identity, founding myths, geography, and language. Study of forms of culture in German-speaking Europe, including visual art, music, literature, architecture, and the press. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 412: German Culture 1750-Present (3 ) H
Exploration of major cultural periods and movements 1750-present within the framework of historical and political change, with investigation of themes such as nation and national identity, founding myths, geography, and language. Study of forms of culture in German-speaking Europe, including visual art, music, literature, architecture, and the press. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 444: German Conversation (3 ) H/W
Further development of practical conversational skills for students with intermediate proficiency in German. Discussion of topics from everyday German life and current affairs, based on German newspapers and magazines. May be repeated but counts only once toward the major or minor. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: GERM 302. LEC
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GERM 453: Investigation and Conference: _____ (1-3 ) H/W
Independent study and directed reading on special topics. Permission of the instructor who will supervise the student's work is required. Not open to native speakers of German. IND
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GERM 462: The German Business Environment (3 ) H/W
Introduction to German business practices, including basic information about German economic and corporate life. Especially designed for students intending to participate in an internship with a German company and those who wish to enhance their knowledge of basic business German. Taught in German. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: One 300-level German course. LEC
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GERM 475: Topics in German Topics: _____ (3 ) H
Exploration of cultural forms such as literature, film, philosophy, social institutions, linguistics, the arts, and the press. Examination of how cultural meaning is produced and interpreted. Topics vary, and course may address topics across a narrow or broad time frame. May be repeated if content varies. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 480: Literature and Culture of German-Speaking Europe 1150-1750 (3 ) H
Exploration of medieval and early modern literature within the framework of major cultural movements and historical, political, and economic change. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 481: Literature and Culture of German-Speaking Europe 1750-1830 (3 ) H
Exploration of literature within the framework of major cultural movements and historical, political, and economic change. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 482: Literature and Culture of German-Speaking Europe 1830-1918 (3 ) H
Exploration of literature within the framework of major cultural movements and historical, political, and economic change. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 483: Literature and Culture of German-Speaking Europe 1918-Present (3 ) H
Exploration of literature within the framework of major cultural movements and historical, political, and economic change. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 501: Advanced German III (3 ) H
Focus on usage-based grammar of contemporary German. Extensive reading and analysis of grammatical structures in context and integration of form, meaning, and use. Exploration of grammatical structures using contemporary electronic textual analysis tools. Prerequisite: GERM 402. LEC
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GERM 550: German Language Seminar: History of the German Language (3 ) H
Introduction to basic concepts of German philology and historical linguistics and exploration of the development of a national German language. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 560: German Language Seminar: Structure of the German Language (3 ) H
This course provides an overview of the structure of modern standard German. Students will explore different levels of the linguistic system of German (including phonology, morphology, and syntax) and complete practical exercises. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 575: Topics in Genre: _____ (3 ) H
Study of the definition, style, form, and content of a specific literary genre in German-language literature and the social, cultural, political, and economic factors that led to its emergence. Consideration of the genre's suitability for particular writers or periods. Topic and period vary. May be repeated if content varies. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 579: Investigation and Conference: _____ (1-3 ) H/W
Independent study and directed reading on special topics. Permission of the instructor who will supervise the student's work required. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401. LEC
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GERM 580: Senior Capstone Course: German-Speaking Europe Today (3 ) H
Focus on synthesizing students' knowledge of the history, culture, and politics of German-speaking Europe 1945-present. Consideration of scholarly articles, journalism, essays, literary texts, film, and the arts on topics including cultural identity in post-unified Germany; European integration; current debates and controversies; political parties and leading political figures; role of literature, film, music, visual arts, media, and popular culture; role of universities. Required of all German majors in senior year. Prerequisite: GERM 316, GERM 401, and senior standing. LEC
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GERM 598: Research for Departmental Honors (3 ) H
Research for a departmental honors project, on a topic chosen in conjunction with the faculty advisor. Emphasis on independent study and writing. Open to students with previous coursework in German at the 400 level, an overall 3.0 GPA, and at least a B+ average in advanced work in German. Prerequisite: GERM 316, GERM 401, senior standing, and permission of Undergraduate Advisor. LEC
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GERM 599: Departmental Honors Project (3 ) H
Continuation of GERM 598. Course consists of completion of Departmental Honors project. Quality of project determines whether student receives credit only or Honors in German. Prerequisite: GERM 598. LEC
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GERM 614: Course in Representative Authors: _____ (3 ) H
Readings and discussions in German of selected literary works by a major author (e.g., Goethe, Heine, Fontane, Brecht, Kafka, Grass, etc.). May be repeated. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416 and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 616: Topics in German Literature: _____ (3 ) H/W
Readings and discussions in German of selected literary works on a particular topic or theme (e.g., nature, women, art and literature, etc.). May be repeated. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416, and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 618: Topics in German Language and Linguistics: _____ (3 ) H/W
Readings and discussions in German in an area of specialized language or linguistic study (e.g., lexical fields, modern German dialects, etc.). May be repeated. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416, and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 620: Topics in German Culture and Folklore:_____ (3 ) H/W
Readings and discussions in German on some aspect of German culture or folklore, including Landeskunde (study of contemporary Germany). May be repeated. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416, and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 626: Idiomatic Usage in Modern Colloquial and Literary German (3 ) H/W
Practical exercises in the systematic study of idioms and synonyms, designed to foster a more discriminating and effective usage of German. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416 and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 628: Translation into German (Advanced) (3 ) H/W
Exercises in the translation of expository and stylistically sophisticated texts from various fields. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416 and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 630: Advanced German Grammar (3 ) H/W
Recommended for students intending to teach German. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416 and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 632: Deutscher Stil (Advanced German Composition) (3 ) H/W
Training in writing reports and seminar papers in German. Recommended for students intending to do graduate work in German. Prerequisite: Two literature courses from GERM 400, GERM 408, and GERM 416 and two composition courses from GERM 340, GERM 344, and GERM 348, or equivalent. LEC
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GERM 681: Language Teaching for Oral Proficiency (1 ) U
A summer course designed principally for secondary school language teachers. Provides an orientation to proficiency-based models in foreign language instruction, national standards in the rating of foreign language proficiency, and curriculum development sessions which address issues of articulation in foreign language curricula. (Not applicable toward a major or graduate degree in German.) (Same as FREN 681 and SPAN 681.) LEC
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GERM 701: Introduction to the Study of Literature (3 )
Introduction to methods of literary research and presentation of seminar papers. Exercises in the use of basic guides to the study of German language and literature, in the documentation of scholarly research, and in the writing of interpretive essays, based on reading and discussion of selected works from different periods of the departmental "Basic Reading List." LEC
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GERM 703: Methods of Literary Criticism (3 )
Differentiation of critical methods. Exercises in textual criticism. LEC
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GERM 704: German Stylistics (3 )
Stylistic analysis of literary texts; writing in German. LEC
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GERM 705: German Phonetics (3 )
A systematic study of German phonetics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. LEC
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GERM 710: Workshop for M.A. Students (1 )
Discussion of policies in the M.A. program, examinations, thesis proposals, writing of theses, grant proposals, conference presentations, publications of scholarship, and entrance into the academic job market. Required of all M.A. students in the first year in the program. Does not count toward completion of 30 hours of course work for the M.A. RSH
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GERM 711: History of the German Language (3 )
A comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts of German philology and various aspects of historical linguistics, including the nature of language and linguistic change, discoveries of the pioneer philologists of the 19th century regarding the prehistory of German, and the beginnings of a national German language. LEC
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GERM 712: The Structure of Modern Standard German (3 )
A descriptive study of the phonetics/phonology and grammar of contemporary standard German. Special emphasis on problems of teaching German to English-speaking students. LEC
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GERM 716: Topics in German Literature: _____ (3 )
Intensive study of a selected topic in German literature. May be repeated. Offered only in conjunction with GERM 616 when taught by a Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor. Graduate students will be assigned additional work. LEC
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GERM 718: Topics in German Language and Linguistics: _____ (3 )
Intensive study of a selected topic in German language and linguistics. May be repeated for credit. LEC
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GERM 721: Introduction to Middle High German Literature (3 )
The elements of Middle High German as required for reading medieval texts in the original. Intensive reading and literary study of at least one text in full. LEC
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GERM 732: Early Modern Period (3 )
Reading and discussion of major literary works of the period; combined with lectures and background readings on literary, cultural, and political history. LEC
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GERM 734: Age of Goethe (3 )
Reading and discussion of major literary works in the period; combined with lectures and background readings on literary, cultural, and political history. LEC
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GERM 736: Post-Romantic Nineteenth Century (3 )
Reading and discussion of major literary works in the period; combined with lectures and background readings on literary, cultural, and political history. LEC
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GERM 738: Twentieth Century (3 )
Reading and discussion of major literary works in the period; combined with lectures and background readings on literary, cultural, and political history. LEC
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GERM 751: Special Topics in Culture: _____ (3 )
Intensive study of a selected topic in German culture. May be repeated. LEC
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GERM 753: Investigation and Conference: _____ (1-3 )
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Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2080
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4803
german@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~germanic/
Marc L. Greenberg, Chair
785-864-2349

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2080
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4803
german@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~germanic/
James H. Brown, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-9174
Lorie A. Vanchena, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-9176

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 2076
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594
785-864-4803
german@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~germanic/
Leonie Marx, Graduate Director
marx@ku.edu
Morgan Swartzlander, Graduate Program Coordinator
mswartz@ku.edu
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