German Language Reading Proficiency Exam for Graduate Students
The Department of German will offer a test of reading proficiency in German for Graduate Students on Wednesday, 8 November 2023 between noon and midnight (12:00 pm-12:00 pm).
Send name, email address, departmental affiliation, and requested exam topic area* to Jamie Rankin by Wednesday, November 1, 2023.
* Topic Areas:
Art & Archaeology: Max Beckmann, Andrea Mantegna, Gerhard Richter, Robert Campin, Merzkunst, Delos lions, Holbein
Classics: Sophocles: Oedipus, Augustine, Bucolic tradition
Comparative literature: theory: comedy
EAS: Hirohito/WWII, “No” theater
English: Shakespeare, 19th c. American literature
German: Parzival, Kleist. Freud, Hegel/Marx, Frisch/Dürrenmatt
Music: pre-modal notation systems, canons in Old Dutch music, Schubert
NES: Islamic law, Ottoman empire
Politics: Weimar, USA/Iraq
Religion: Augustine, Christian education, Job, Liberation theology, Mark, Missions, Rabbinic Judaism, Tillich
Sociology: sports studies, time/work, social history of mathematics
Spanish & Portuguese: Golden Age