Courses Offered This 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.

Fall 2018: Language Courses

Yiddish 101A: Elementary Yiddish

Instructor: Miriam Koral

Lecture, four hours. Introduction to grammar; instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. P/NP or letter grading.

Dutch 103A: Elementary Dutch

Instructor: Cisca Brier

Lecture, four hours; language laboratory. Course 103A is requisite to 103B. Introduction to standard language of Netherlands and one of three standard languages of Belgium. Practice in grammar, listening, speaking, reading, and writing. P/NP or letter grading.

German 1: Elementary German – Beginning

Instructor: Magdalena Tarnawska Senel

Lecture, five hours. P/NP or letter grading.

German 3: Elementary German – Continued

Instructor: Renata Fuchs

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

German 4: Intermediate German

Instructor: Magdalena Tarnawska Senel

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. P/NP or letter grading.

German 6: Intermediate German

Instructor: Christopher Stevens

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

Fall 2018: Courses in English

German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature

Instructor: Renata Fuchs

Lecture/screenings, five hours; discussion, one hour. History of Holocaust and its present memory through examination of challenges and problems encountered in trying to imagine its horror through media of literature and film. P/NP or letter grading.

German 140: Language and Linguistics

Instructor: Christopher Stevens

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite or corequisite: course 6. Taught in English with German proficiency required. Theories and methods of linguistics, with emphasis on structure of modern standard German, its phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Other topics include diachronic, spatial, and social variation of German (i.e., its historical development, dialectology, and sociolinguistic dimensions).  Letter grading.

Fall 2018: Courses in German

German 152: Conversation and Composition on Contemporary German Culture and Society I

Instructor: David D. Kim

Lecture, four hours. Introduction to grammar; instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. P/NP or letter grading.

Fall 2018: Graduate Courses

German 212: Contemporary Literature and Culture

Instructor: David D. Kim

Lecture, three hours. Analysis of current cultural issues and their relation to literary production and interpretation. Topics may include areas such as feminism, postcolonialism, postmodernism, and contemporary theories of textuality. Letter grading.