Vocabulary Building Assignment: Migration

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Johanna Schuster-CraigUpper-level Advanced German Course: Migration StudiesMichigan State University This is an upper-level vocabulary assignment for students in 300 or 400-level courses. Assigned as homework and printed or included in coursepack to serve as a workbook-like assignment. Also available as a Google Doc. Tags: German-Language, Vocabulary, Migration Image Source: By Bundesarchiv, B 145 Bild-F040747-0029 / […]

GETMAPP

GETMAPP is a digital database of teaching materials for both K-12 and undergraduate German language teaching. German teachers can collaborate, communicate, and share their digital materials here. Best of all, no downloading to clog up your email or phone. GETMAPP is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), the German Federal Foreign […]

New Fascism Syllabus

The New Fascism Syllabus is “a crowd-sourced collection of writings on the history of fascist, authoritarian, and populist movements and governments during the 20th and 21st centuries. It is intended to serve as a popular entryway into the scholarly literature” and provides “comparative perspectives on how everyday people, as well as cultural authorities and civil […]

Sexualities, Ethnicity, Class: Reinterpreting the Holocaust

Anna HájkováUniversity of Warwick (UK) An advanced undergraduate course (a full-year module) on the history of the Holocaust, with a particular focus on race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, age, identity, and ethical choices. Visit the course site here. Image source: This image was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv) as […]

<em>Ekstase und Elend</em>, a German Cultural History Reader and Website

Ekstase und Elend is a freely accessible, multimedia website designed for an intermediate-to-advanced German-language course on the cultural history of German-speaking Central Europe in the twentieth-century. Presenting an inclusive history including women’s history, LGBTQ+ history, Germans of Color, and other historically underrepresented groups, the website features an interactive, multimedia timeline and links to key primary […]

Citizenship, Violence and Race: Germans and Africans in Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters

Robbie AitkenSheffield Hallam University This course is aimed at advanced level undergraduate students. It makes use of a wide variety of primary materials to examine a history of interactions between Africans and Germans and the consequences of this interaction. Students will be introduced to aspects of post-colonial theory, constructions of blackness and race, and debates […]

The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany

Jochen HungUniversity of UtrechtDept. of History & Art History “The Experience of Modernity: A Cultural History of Interwar Germany” is a graduate (Master’s-level) course on the Weimar Republic. Image source: By Gartenhallenbad_Fechenheim_Ostseite_03012010.JPG: Urmelbeauftragter, Jürgen Heegmann, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10794231

Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

Adam BlacklerUniversity of Wyoming An upper-division, undergraduate history course on the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. One of the main assignments is research project using newspapers and the USHMM’s “History Unfolded” project. Image: By United States Army Signal Corps photographer – Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University [1], Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13280228

EuropeNow Syllabus Database

A wide-ranging, interdisciplinary collection of syllabi on European topics hosted by EuropeNow, an online journal published by the Council of European Studies (CES). Link: EuropeNow Syllabus Database Image source: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3927017