Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.414: German Culture, Media, and Society

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Investigates current trends and topics in German literature, theater, film, television, radio, and other media arts productions. Analyzes media texts in the context of their production, reception, and distribution as well as the public debates initiated by these works. Students have the opportunity to discuss topics with a writer, filmmaker, and/or media artist from Germany. Taught in German. Topics vary from term to term. Prereg: 21F.404 or 21F.474. Can repeat for credit. Topic for Fall 2012: Being German - Being European?