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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

GERM 43.05 Of Golems, Vampires, and Robots: The Haunted Screen of Weimar Cinema (in English)

Weimar Cinema prefigures the rise of the Third Reich, but it also reacts to the trauma of the lost War, and to the fear of changes brought on by modernity: secularization, industrialization, urbanization, the rise of the “new woman,” and changing forms of sexuality. In this course, we will meet the most famous of these uncanny cinematic creations and study them in the larger cultural and social context that marked the transition from the demise of the German Kaiser to the advent of the Führer.



Cross Listed Courses

FILM 42.17

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:ART; WCult:W

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