Germanic Languages | INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY GERMANY
G362 | 9783 | Benjamin Robinson


This course offers an introduction to contemporary German culture. We
will talk about the history of the two German states after 1945 as
well as examine different perspectives on political, social, and
cultural questions in present-day Germany (for example, East-West
conflicts, the politics of memory, minorities, European integration,
Europe in the world). Assignments include academic papers and an in
class multimedia presentation.

Course Reading:
Eva Kolinsky and Wilfried van der Will, eds.: Modern German Culture.
Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006 (new edition; please make sure that it
is not the old one!). Paperback: ISBN-10: 0521568706. ISBN-13:
9780521568708.

A course reader, available on Oncourse.