2023-2024 Catalog

INDS 202 A Journey through the German-Speaking World: Exploring its History, Society, and the Arts

This course explores the sociopolitical and cultural histories of the German-speaking people that have been shaped by the major intellectual and popular currents in Europe, both religious and secular. Focusing on significant social and cultural movements throughout the centuries in Germany and Austria, the seminar investigates the importance of cultural production for social change. Topics discussed are identity and difference, dominance and hegemony, and conflict and resistance in the secular and the religious domains of society. [H, GM1]