Coming of Age in Postwar Czechoslovakia
Examines political and cultural changes in the post-WWII Czechoslovakia through the eyes of a child. Centerpiece of the course is a film on elementary school in post-war Prague as a symbolic representation of the society that is about to emerge. Other materials such as literary and journalistic texts are used. Places equal emphasis on the acquisition of language, including exposure to Colloquial Czech. Separate language tasks are given to students of two proficiency levels (2nd and 3rd year). Conducted in Czech. For students who completed CZCH 0200 or equivalent. Four meetings per week and use of audio/visual materials. Enrollment limited to 18.