Germanic Languages | Dutch Reading, Composition, and Conversation II
N250 | 2609 | Van der Cruysse-Van Antwerpen


Three credit hour course; meets 9:05-9:55, MWF in BH 664.

Prerequisite: N200.

N250 will mainly concentrate on three topics: 1) Colonial literature in Dutch.
Short stories from Indonesia, Caribbean, South Africa, the Congo +
introduction to colonial history and the influence of the Netherlands and
Belgium in other parts of the world.  2) Dutch and Belgian films 3) Short
survey of Dutch literary history: main genre=poetry.

Main assignments:-Short film project:presentation of a film to the class.-A
final paper.-Shorter weekly assignments.

The skills focused on in the 4th semester are: perfection of grammar and
writing. The films will help your listening comprehension of the native
language spoken in a natural environment. Oral skills will be enhanced by
active participation in discussions and by presenting two main projects in
class and smaller ones throughout the semester.  Special time will be set
aside to incorporate special interests of students in the class.

Texts:
(+) Haasse OEROEG.
(+) Kramers WOODENBOEKEN
(+) a course reader