Graduate Courses 2020-2021

All Fall 2020 courses are taught online
Course title, term, sections, days and time, classrooms and instructor

Short course description

Introduction to the disciplines in Germanic and Slavic Studies
GMST 501 A01
CRN 11783 X SLST 501  A01 CRN 12816
Fridays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm,

Course Outline

An introduction to the research specialities that make up Germanic and Slavic Studies: literary and cultural studies, film studies, cultural history and second language acquisition. May include sessions on how to write a research grant proposal, do sophisticated library research, prepare a bibliography and write a thesis proposal.

The course will integrate both asynchronous and synchronous elements.

The Holocaust
GMST 580 A01 CRN 11784  X HSTR 450

Thursdays, 2:30 - 4:30 pm,  

Course Outline

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Examines the origins, progression, central characters and legacies of the Nazi genocide. Focuses on Jewish experiences of Nazi terror and investigates how Nazi racial policy targeted other social and ethnic groups. Considers the post-1945 representation of the Holocaust in film, museum exhibits and memorials.This course is cross-listed with HSTR 450. Cannot be taken by those who took HSTR 450.

The course will integrate both asynchronous and synchronous elements.

The course will integrate both asynchronous and synchronous elements.

Thesis
GMST 599
A01 On campus
CRN 11785

A02 Off Campus
CRN 11786

Course title, term, sections, days and time, classrooms and instructor
Short course description

Theory and Practice

GMST 502 A01 CRN 21663 X SLST 502 A01 CRN 22685

Wednesdays, 10:30 am - 1:20 pm  

Introduces students to the theories and methodologies that animate the disciplines of Germanic and Slavic studies and may include topics such as professional skills, pedagogy and thesis writing.

Holocaust and Memory Studies

GMST 585  CRN 21664  X GMST 410  CRN 21660

January:

Tuesdays 9:30 am – 12:20 pm  

This seminar explores issues of Holocaust and memory studies from a wide range of perspectives, investigating the ways in which stories of the “past” are told in the “present” and how aspects of gender, intersectionality, and genre come together to shape these accounts. 

Thesis
GMST 599
A01 On Campus
CRN 21665

A02 Off Campus
CRN 21666