SCAND 217

(Scand-Germ) German and Scandinavian Cinema.

Kennedy Center for International Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Background for understanding and appreciating the best of motion picture art in Germany and Scandinavia.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Recommended

A first-year writing course

Note

Language of instruction is English; no knowledge of German or Scandinavian languages is required.

Title

Analysis and Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will develop skills to allow them to view, analyze, critically interpret, and write about films that come from a wide variety of cinematic genres.

Title

Analytic Vocabulary and Critical Skills

Learning Outcome

Students will develop an analytic vocabulary and critical skills that will allow them to participate in scholarly discussions of key cinematic texts from Nordic and German history.