Germany After Fall of the Wall
A survey and analysis of German society, politics, and cultural life during the last twenty years from 1989 to 2009. We will explore challenges and developments during this process of unification as well as the conditions of West and East Germany (BRD and DDR) in the year of the fall of the wall. The following topic, will be included: changes in everyday life, the development of the political landscape, the green movement, the influence and importance of the European Union, immigrants, the media, literature and film.
Required Texts: Ingo Schulze, Simple Stories. (dtv).