LiteratureLIT149A Behind the Berlin Wall

Examines cultural life in the German Democratic Republic between 1946 and 1992 through films from the state-owned DEFA film studios. Topics include: socialist realism and international modernism in cinema; the representation of collective labor; the status of women; youth culture; and the texture of everyday life and consumer culture in socialism. Critical approach designations: Histories, Media.

Credits

5

General Education Code

IM

Instructor

Andrew Bivens