Description: Morphemic theory and its application to modern German.
Prerequisites: GERM 805 or permission
Recommended for graduate students in German.
Description: Application of linguistic theory to teaching or learning German as a second language.
German majors expected to read the works in German translation and to write their papers in German. Non-German majors read the works in English translation.
Description: Development of German vernacular literature during the Middle Ages. Include works that represent the philosophical/religious literature, the heroic epic, and the romance.
Prerequisites: GERM 443 / 843.
See instructor to enroll without prerequisites if you already have reading knowledge of Middle High German.
Description: Reading of masterworks of Middle High German literature in the original language.
Description: A survey of the major literary currents, authors, works, influences in German-speaking countries in the first half of the nineteenth century, excluding Romanticism, which is treated in GERM 448/848. The main concern of the course will be a careful examination of many aspects of "Biedermeier" and "Das Junge Deutschland," the two major movements of the time.
Description: A survey of the major literary currents, authors, works, influences in German-speaking countries in the second half of the nineteenth century. The main concern of the course will be a careful examination of Poetic Realism and Naturalism, the two major movements in this half of the century.
Description: Critical study. Lectures, assigned readings, and reports.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.
Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser.
Prerequisites: GERM 807 or permission
Description: Training in descriptive, comparative, and historical linguistics.
Description: The classical period, Klopstock, Wieland, Lessing, Herder, Schiller, Goethe. Subject to be selected.
Description: Tendencies of German literature during the last 50 years.
Description: Examines recent and classic scholarship on German and Central European History. Covers different periods, topics, and regions depending on professor¿s expertise. Letter grade only.
Description: Individual research projects on a literary or philological problem in areas not covered by seminars or thesis.
Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair