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Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century German Cinema - Germ 230

October 23, 2014

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From its inception, German cinema has often featured heroes and anti-heroes who embrace their status as gendered beings to navigate (and sometimes manipulate) a troubled world.  Representations of the uncanny, the exceptional, or the monstrous serve as a powerful means of social commentary that calls into question established gender and cultural norms.

No knowledge of German necessary!  All readings and discussion in English.

TTH 1:50 - 3:20pm
Prof. Therese Augst

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