Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

HART 398 - FROM EXPRESSIONISM TO FASCISM

Long Title: FROM EXPRESSIONISM TO FASCISM: ART AND FILM IN GERMANY
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Focusing on the tumultuous years of the Weimar Republic, this class will examine art and film in Germany from the birth of Expressionism through the end of the Nazi dictatorship. Topics covered will include Expressionism, Dada, the Bauhaus, and Fascist aesthetics. Particular attention will be paid to the relations between aesthetics and politics and art and everyday life, all central concerns of the art and criticism of the period. Cross-list: GERM 339, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 596. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for HART 398 if student has credit for HART 596.