Courses Offered Next Quarter

The UCLA Department of Germanic Languages offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in English and German. For information about specific section times and locations please view the UCLA Schedule of Classes.

For a complete listing and description of department courses visit the UCLA General Catalog.

Spring 2018: Language Courses

Yiddish 101C: Elementary Yiddish

Instructor: Miriam Koral

Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 101B. P/NP or letter grading.

Dutch 103C: Intermediate Dutch

Instructor: Cisca Brier

Lecture, four hours; language laboratory. Requisite: course 103B. Grammatical exercises, conversation, reading and analysis of simple texts. P/NP or letter grading.

Dutch 113: Modern Dutch and Flemish Literature in Translation

Instructor: Cisca Brier

Lecture, three hours. Readings and analysis of works by selected authors of Netherlands and northern (Flemish) Belgium such as Boon, Claus, Couperus, Hermans, Mulisch, Multatuli, and Reve and selected poets such as Campert, Gezelle, Gorter, Kloos, Lucebert, Nijhoff, Van Ostaijen, and Vroman. Letter grading.

German 2: Elementary German – Continued

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 1. P/NP or letter grading.

German 3: Elementary German – Continued

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 2. P/NP or letter grading.

German 5: Intermediate German

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 4. P/NP or letter grading.

German 6: Intermediate German

Instructor: Magdalena Tarnawska Senel

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 5. Advanced grammar and composition course with readings from select literary works. P/NP or letter grading.

Dutch 103C: Advanced Dutch

Instructor: Cisca Brier

Requisite: course 103B. Grammatical exercises, conversation, and reading. Course is taught in English and Dutch.

Dutch 113: Modern Dutch and Flemish Literature in Translation

Instructor: Robert S. Kirsner

Readings and analysis of works by selected authors of Netherlands and northern (Flemish) Belgium such as Boon, Claus, Couperus, Hermans, Mulisch, Multatuli, and Reve and selected poets such as Campert, Gezelle, Gorter, Kloos, Lucebert, Nijhoff, Van Ostaijen, and Vroman. Taught in English.

Spring 2018: Courses in English

German 112: Feminist Issues in German Literature and Culture

Instructor: Maite Zubiaurre

Lecture, three hours. Taught in English. Analysis of major issues in German feminism today (e.g., status, creative work, and reception of women writers in various periods such as Romanticism, Fascism, and/or divided/unified Germanies). Letter grading.

Spring 2018: Courses in German

German 174: Advanced Study of Contemporary Literature and Culture

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 152 or 153. Taught in German. Literature after 1945 in German-speaking countries, including issues such as national borders, ethnic identity, gender relations, and commercialization of culture. Letter grading.

Spring 2018: Graduate Courses

German 261: Seminar – Contemporary Literature

Instructor: Yasemin Yildiz

Seminar, three hours. In-depth analysis of one particular issue in post-1945 German literature and culture. Letter grading.