German 240/340 – German Cinema

Thursday, January 11

  • Introduction
  • Syllabus
  • Image Analysis
Homework
  • Read syllabus
  • Set up Kanopy streaming access
  • Read : Ott 9-23
  • Read: Lacey: 27-55

Tuesday, January 16

  • The Last Laugh – Beginning [snow day – class cancelled]

Homework

  • View: The Last Laugh
  • answer viewing questions (“Der letzte Mann”); can be found in our box folder
  • Read: Ott: 25-46

Thursday, January 18

    • The Last Laugh

Homework

  • Kracauer: 96-106
  • Read: Lacey, 5-27

Tuesday, January 23

  • No course today (I’m giving a presentation at another university)

Homework

  • Ott: 46-52
  • Kracauer: 61-76
  • View: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Thursday, January 25

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Homework

  • Write down 5 questions for the group to answer/discuss and bring them to class. For questions that deal with a specific scene, note the time frame (e.g. 1hr:03:min:22sec)
  • Submit a key frame of the movie (send to me via email)

Tuesday, January 30

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Thursday, February 1

Metropolis

Homework

  • Ott: 73-81
  • Huyssen “The Vamp in the Machine”

Tuesday, February 6

Metropolis

Homework

  • Ott: 98-112

Thursday, February 8

The Blue Angel

Tuesday, February 13

The Blue Angel

Thursday, February 15

M

Tuesday, February 20

M

Thursday, February 22

Triumph of the Will

Tuesday, February 27

Triumph of the Will

Thursday, March 1

Olympia

Tuesday 6, March

Spring Break

Thursday, March 8

Spring Break

Tuesday, March 13

Olympia

Thursday, March 15

Maria Braun

Tuesday, March 20

Maria Braun

Thursday, March 22

Nasty Girl

Tuesday, March 27

Nasty Girl

Thursday, March 29 Easter Break

Tuesday, April 3

Run, Lola, Run – Group Viewing

Thursday, April 5

Run, Lola, Run

Tuesday, April 10

Run, Lola, Run

Thursday, April 12

Goodbye, Lenin

Tuesday, April 17

Goodbye, Lenin

Thursday, April 19

The Lives of Others

Tuesday, April 24

The Lives of Others

Thursday, April 26

Conclusion