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GE108: The Changing Face of Germany in Film and Text

Module Content

The lectures, which in most cases are designed to provide general background information on the topic to be addressed in the tutorial, centre on the following issues:

  • the political, military, social and cultural reconstruction of Germany
  • the ‘Bewältigung der Vergangenheit’ in literature, drama and film
  • the German student movement and urban terrorism
  • the social and political role of women in the Federal Republic and the GDR
  • the development of the mass media
  • the political role of the intellectual in the Federal Republic and the GDR
  • migration and settlement
  • the Jewish presence in the FRG and GDR