Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Roemer, Nils
Discipline and Number
HIST 4344 Section: 002
Day:
TR Time: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Course Title:
The Weimar Republic

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

This course investigates the Weimar Republic from its birth amidst defeat and revolution to its demise in 1933. It discusses the artistic and intellectual culture of the Weimar Republic from an interdisciplinary perspective as an important period of transition and experimentation. Crisis and renewal affected almost every aspect of the fledgling Republic. Economic depression, political radicalism and social decline, as well as immense cultural creativity, new media and burgeoning consumer cultures marked the young Republic. The course will investigate literary texts, visual art, movies, theater plays, and musical compositions.

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