Course Requirements

Students who begin their study of German at DePaul with GER 202 or higher may substitute a 300-level German elective course for any of the required 200-level courses.

HAA 363

ART & THE HOLOCAUST (FORMERLY ART 356)

This course explores the relationship of art and architecture to the development of National Socialist Germany and Nazi policies of genocide towards the European Jews. It deals with artists that resisted the Nazi rise to power, those that supported it, and those that were persecuted by the new state. In addition, we will look at a wide range of art, architecture and film produced from 1933-1945 which were mobilized as part of the radicalizing anti-Semitic policy. The central questions will be how does art intersect with one of the most criminal regimes in the modern period and what can we learn from an understanding of the political history of art during the period? The course will be lecture/discussion format and include a research paper. Formerly ART 356. PREREQUISITE(S): Previous 100 or 200 level art history course or permission of instructor.

HAA 384

BERLIN: UNIFICATION/REUNIFICATION (WORLD CITIES) (FORMERLY ART 367)

The influence of art and architecture on the development of Berlin from 1871 to the present. How major figures (from Bismarck to Kohl) and major events (from World Wars to the fall of the Berlin Wall) affected the city and its culture. (Cities Minor) Formerly ART 367. PREREQUISITE(S): 100 or 200 level art history course or permission of instructor.

GER 304

GERMAN DRAMA

Topics include: the classical period; drama of the 19th century; drama of the 20th century.

GER 305

GERMAN PROSE

Topics include: prose from 1600 to Goethe; from the Romantic to the Realistic periods; prose of the 20th century.

GER 306

THE NOVELLE

From Goethe to Grass.

GER 307

GERMAN POETRY

Topics include: from the Baroque to Holderin; from Romanticism to the present.

GER 309

GERMAN CIVILIZATION I

The rise and fall of the "Holy Roman Empire'': Social, intellectual and artistic background of Germany from its origins to 1871.

GER 310

GERMAN CIVILIZATION II

Social, intellectual and artistic developments in Germany from unification in 1871 to reunification in 1990.

GER 311

GERMAN CIVILIZATION III

Contemporary Germany.

GER 312

GERMAN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY

Marx, Nietzsche, Freud; their decisive influence on the twentieth century.

GER 313

TURN OF THE CENTURY VIENNA

A world center of modern art and thought: Freud, Wittgenstein, Klimt, Kokoschka, Kafka, Shoenberg.

GER 314

BERLIN AND THE GOLDEN TWENTIES

Expressionist film, Bauhaus, Dada, Brecht, Thomas Mann.

GER 315

LITERATURE AFTER 1945 (EAST AND WEST)

Reconstruction of German literature and coming to terms with the past: "Gruppe 47'', Grass, Boell, Enzensberger.

GER 316

LITERATURE OF THE WEIMAR YEARS

Mann, Hesse, Kafka, Brecht.

GER 317

WOMEN WRITERS OF GERMAN EXPRESSION

Studies in literature and social issues from all periods of German, Austrian and Swiss history.

GER 319

MULTICULTURAL CONTEMPORARY WRITERS

Focus on the critical bicultural awareness of immigrant writers of German expression whose original language is not German.

GER 320

ADVANCED COMMERCIAL GERMAN

Advanced preparation for the use of German in the business world.

GER 329

THE GERMAN FILM

Topics from all periods.

GER 397

SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERMAN

See schedule for current offerings.

HST 272

FASCISM AND COUNTER REVOLUTION

An analysis of the various ideological trends that form the mature Fascism from 1920 to the present.

HST 330

TOPICS IN EUROPEAN HISTORY

PREREQUISITE(S): HST 199 or 299 or consent of instructor.
Prerequisites:
HST 199 or HST 299 is a prerequisite for this class.

HST 349

THE HOLOCAUST

This course places the Shoah, the Holocaust of European Jewry, at the center of a broader discussion of anti-Semitism, the rise of Nazism, the conduct of World War II, and the persecution and murder of other groups designated as outsiders or as enemies of the Nazi regime. Close attention is given to interpreting the behavior and experiences of perpetrators, victims, bystanders, and resisters, to the role of the churches, and to the politics of post-Holocaust legal proceedings and the complex work of memory and representation. Prerequisite(s): HST 199 or HST 299 or consent of instructor.
Prerequisites:
HST 199 or HST 299 is a prerequisite for this class.

PHL 325

BASIC CONCEPTS OF PHENOMENOLOGY

This course emphasizes the principal themes of such thinkers as Husserl, Merleau-Ponty and Heidegger. PREREQUISITE(S): PHL 100

PHL 368

GERMAM IDEALISM

Germam Idealism

PHL 369

KANT

PREREQUISITE(S):PHL 100

PHL 370

HEGEL

PREREQUISITE(S):PHL 100

PHL 372

MARX

PREREQUISITE(S):PHL 100

PHL 380

SELECTED FIGURES AND TEXTS

PREREQUISITE(S):PHL 100

PSC 245

FOREIGN POLICIES OF WESTERN EUROPE

This course examines the content and domestic and international contexts of the foreign policies of Western European nations, NATO, and the European Union.

PSC 250

WEST EUROPEAN POLITICS

An overview of select Western European political and economic systems (including those of Britain, France and Germany); examination of the European Union and relations between Western Europe and the international community.

PSC 340

THE EUROPEAN UNION

This course examines the history, institutional structures and processes, and policies of the EU. It will look at how the EU is unique, sharing characteristics of states and of international organizations.