AP/GER3794 3.0 A: Narrating the Family in German Cinema
(Cross-listed to: AP/HUMA3983 3.0A )
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
Examines the construction of the family as a social unit in German-language cinema. Students will investigate cinematic family narratives, discuss their function in different genres and examine the strategies used to intervene in discourses on social hierarchies, gender politics, sexuality etc. Note: Students enrolling through German, are required to complete most readings in German and write some assignments in German. For students enrolling through Humanities there is no prerequisite; knowledge of German is not required. Students are expected to view the films in their own time in the library (SMIL) in preparation for class discussion.
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- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
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