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(UN)ROMANTIC ORIENT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectGerman
Number & Suffix: 106
Full UC Title: (UN)ROMANTIC ORIENT 
Transcript Title: (UN)ROMANTIC ORIENT 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers a study of how intellectual attitudes and processes have influenced and shaped various German cultural re/configurations of the “East,” as represented through novels, short stories, films, and other audio-visual media that have excited the popular imagination in the twentieth century. The course contextualizes, within the domains of literary-cultural and intellectual-conceptual history, German academic understanding and theorization of the East in the past one and a half centuries, and explores the romanticized reflections of scholarly output in the realm of popular culture. The course utilizes readings and discussions of selected works to analyze and problematize Germanophone articulations of a Romantic perception of the “Orient;” and reviews the relationship between the so-called “high” and “low” cultures. The course consists of lectures, discussions, weekly readings, group projects, a presentation, an excursion to a relevant site within Berlin, and a written examination. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: (UN)ROMANTIC ORIENT 
Partner University Department: Deutsche Philologie 
Partner University Course Number: 16845