21G.055 Media in Weimar and Nazi Germany


Class Info

Debates over national and media identity in Weimar and Nazi Germany. Production and use of media under extreme political and social conditions with a focus on films (such as Nosferatu, Berlin, M, and Triumph des Willens) and other media. Media approached as both texts and systems. Considers the legacy of the period, in terms of stylistic influence (e.g. film noir), techniques of persuasion, and media's relationship to social and economic conditions. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.055 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by W. Uricchio.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E15-335.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21G.055 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+21G.055&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 21G.055 Stellar site.

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