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GE108 - The Changing Face of Germany in Film and Text

  • Module code: GE108
  • Module name: The Changing Face of Germany in Film and Text
  • Department: German Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module has three central aims. First it provides an introduction to the history of post-war Germany (principally the Federal Republic), but also the German Democratic Republic. Second, it considers the development of the mass media in Germany and in particular the role played within the media by writers and intellectuals. Third, the course aims to foster the analytical skills required to examine diverse types of literary and filmic text. The module consists of a weekly lecture and a small-group tutorial.

Principal learning outcomes

Developing awareness of the history and culture of post-Second World War Germany, building on students'r critical and analytical skills, and furthering their ability to express themselves accurately and concisely.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lecture, workshop, seminar and screenings: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/german/undergrad/undergraduatemodules/ge108/programme/

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/german/undergrad/undergraduatemodules/ge108

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: GE108-30)
C1 (Assessed/examined work) 1st 2000 word essay 0%
  2nd 3000 word essay 50%
  3-hour examination (Summer) 50%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting/exchange students 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate German Studies (R200) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Chinese (R2A0) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with French (R2A1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Italian (R2A3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Portuguese (R2A5) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Arabic (R2A6) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Russian (R2A7) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Japanese (R2A8) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies with Linguistics (R2Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Spanish (R2R4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Business Studies (RN21) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German with Film Studies (RP33) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate English and German Literature (QR32) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate English and German (QR37) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Economics (4-year) (R2L1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Economics (4-year) (R2L4) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Linguistics (R2Q3) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and History (R2V1) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Spanish Studies and German Studies (R4R2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies and German (R4RG) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages with Linguistics (R9Q2) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French and German Studies (RR12) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate French and German (RR14) - Year 1
Optional
  • Undergraduate Politics, International Studies and German (M164) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R900) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages (R90R) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Italian and European Literature (RQ32) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German and Italian (RR16) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate German Studies and Italian (RR23) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate European Studies with Italian (2+2) (T2R3) - Year 4