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Queen's University
 

Year 4

GRMN 420  Fascism in Europe from Napoleon to Hitler  Offered Winter 2015  Slot: WEV

An introduction to the growth of the fascist mentality in Europe from a cultural perspective. The course will treat the Third Reich as part of the broader conservative and nationalist challenge to liberalism.

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
EXCLUSION No more than 3.0 units from INTS 320/3.0; GRMN 420/3.0

GRMN 426 Film in the New Europe Offered: Winter 2015

Slot: THEV

This course will investigate how the new Europe and film shaped each other. European film is our starting point for investigating the connections between work and art. Topics will include: urban space; (post- and para-); socialist societies; border crossings, especially gendered labour and cultural flows. NOTE Taught in English together with INTS 326/3.0. Students in a German Plan will submit written assignments, tests and examinations in German. Normally students will read German texts in the original.

LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

EXCLUSION No more than 3.0 units from INTS 326/3.0; GRMN 426/3.0.

GRMN 427/3.0

Sickness and Health – Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse

Offered: Fall 2014 Slot: 44

The course investigates German cultural images and metaphors of disease, with an emphasis on the evolution of normalcy. We will study representations of disease (photography, museum exhibit, literary text), their historic development, and theories of media with respect to both historical and contemporary notions of sickness and health.

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
EXCLUSIONS No more than 3.0 units from LLCU 327/3.0; GRMN 427/3.0

GRMN 433/3.0

Conflict and Culture: Literature, Law and Human Rights

NOT Offered in 2014-15  Slot: N/A

An examination of international discourses on conflict and resolution, including theories of reconciliation, human rights, and international law, as portrayed in various media (fiction, theatre and film) and diverse cultural contexts (e.g. ancient Greece, Germany, South Africa and Canada). NOTE Taught in English together with INTS 322/3.0. Students in a German Plan will submit written assignments, tests and examinations in German. Normally students will read German texts in the original.

PREREQUISITE A grade of C in GRMN 202/3.0 or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. EXCLUSION No more than 3.0 units from INTS 322/3.0; GRMN 433/3.0.



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