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GERMAN 452 A: History Of The German Language

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German 452: History of the German Language
Meeting Time: 
MWF 11:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
MGH 231
SLN: 
15139
Joint Sections: 
LING 415 A
Instructor:
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Annegret Oehme
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*Cool courses in English*

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From Mark Twain to Nazis – a lot of people had strong feelings about the German language. Come and explore why German shares many linguistic features with English, what made German an ideal language for medieval mystics, and how ideologies change languages. At the end of the course, you will not just have explored German through the ages but also Turkish-German and Yiddish! Readings and discussion in English.

 

Catalog Description: 
Traces the history of the German language from early Germanic to the present. Offered: jointly with LING 415; W.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
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yes
Last updated: 
March 2, 2022 - 11:55am
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