EUST2017

World War I

Credits:

Period:

Assessment:

6

2nd semester

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

Nil

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Elective Course

This course considers the First World War, one of the most important events in 20th century Europe, from an interdisciplinary perspective combining history, literary studies, and art and film criticism. Students will consider the origins of the war, daily life during the war, feminism, propaganda, the war in the European literary experience and in contemporary film, memory, and the war’s consequences in visual art and international politics (including the rise of Soviet Communism). Geographic coverage includes not only the Western Front, but also Italy, Austria, the Balkans, Russia, Turkey and the United States.

Professor:

Fichter, James

Fichter, James

Associate Professor