GERM 273: Contemporary Germany through the Media

German 273 – Contemporary Germany through the Media

  • Professor: Adrienne Merritt
  • Prerequisite: German 251, 252, or 253 or with instructor permission
  • This course is designed to teach media literacy in the German context with emphasis on ideological, cultural, aesthetic, and ethical perspectives. Students examine current issues, events, culture, politics, education, entertainment, advertising, and other non-literary topics as treated in contemporary German print and electronic media, including press, television, film, internet, and radio. Students compare and contrast presentations by different German media and by German versus U.S. media. The course emphasizes strategies for writing papers in German. Taught in German. Offered every three years. Also counts toward management studies concentration.