<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 […]

Annotated Syllabus: Weimar Germany

Students in this graduate seminar on Weimar Germany create an annotated syllabus for an upper-level undergraduate course on a topic of their choosing, related to the Weimar era (1919-1933).

Timeline Project: Nazi Germany

This timeline project required each student to contribute entries about 10 primary sources, from online repositories such as German History in Documents and Images and the German Propaganda Archive, and then to use those sources as the basis of their individual essays. The timeline produced by the spring 2019 class was published in the inaugural issue of the Central Europe Yearbook.

Podcast Project: Divided Germany in Cold War Europe

Elizabeth DrummondLoyola Marymount University This upper-division course, capped at 25, is designed mainly for History majors and minors and students in related fields. A Topics in Public History course, it integrates a variety of public history projects. In addition to these projects, students also had avatars (half the class East Germans and half West Germans) […]