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Available for the Winter Term 2020:

GERMAN 2P03 – Modern Germany Through Film: Symphonies of Magic & Horror (Taught in English)

Beginning with film noir in the early twentieth century, we will move from expressionist horror films (Caligari, Mabuse, Nosferatu) to the Golden Twenties in Berlin, and through the WWII period into contemporary popular culture.
Two hour lecture, two hour tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above

GERMAN 4CC3 – Translation: Techniques and Practice

All GRAD STUDENTS who need German for reading are welcome and encouraged to seek permission from  the department to register.

This course offers practice in the translation of literary and non-literary texts. (English to German and German to English.) The practical component will be complemented by an overview of electronic and on-line translation aids, as well as different theories and techniques of translation in Western Culture.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): One of GERMAN 3E03, 3Z03, 4B03 or 4Z03

LINGUIST 2S03 – Language and Society

An introduction to sociolinguistics covering such topics as linguistic variation (regional, social, situational), language and gender, language and disadvantage/power, language choice, language change, pidgin and creole languages.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above
Antirequisite(s): CMST 3G03, LINGUIST 3X03, IBH 1AC3
Cross-list(s): PEACEST 2LS3

LINGUIST 3TT3 – Translation Theory

This course examines cognitive, linguistic, cultural, artistic and ethical aspects of translation from ancient interlinear translations to modern computer aided technologies.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or IV of a program in Linguistics or Cognitive Science of Language – however ALL STUDENTS are welcomed and encouraged to seek permission from the department to register!!

LINGUIST 4PL3 – Programming for Linguists

A practical study of a programming language/environment such as Matlab, Praat or Python and its applications for natural language processing. Topics might include word categorization and tagging, text classification, or speech analysis and synthesis.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or IV of a program in Linguistics or Cognitive Science of Language
Antirequisite(s): LINGUIST 3PL3

RUSSIAN 2H03 – Soviet Propaganda in Films and Other Mass Media (Taught in English)

A study of Soviet and post-Soviet propaganda in films, news, posters, TV reels, and other mass media. The “fake news” phenomenon is explored through the history of propaganda in Soviet Union and other countries.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above of any program