May 30, 2023  
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GRM 344 - Forester Fictions: Germany and the Environment

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Conducted in German.The forest is symbolic, spiritual, and political place for Germans. In this seminar, we will read texts that reconstruct the cultural and historical meaning of German forests from Tacitus to National Socialism. This course will help students think about issues such as Heimat and identity, aesthetics, sustainability, the origins of environmental protection, antisemitism, nationalism, and memory.

Prerequisite: GRM 222 .
Note: Plus-2 option. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Byrd