Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century German Cinema - Germ 230
October 23, 2014
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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