Faculty Profile

Kamaal Haque

Assistant Professor of German (2008)

Contact Information

haquek@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 6M
717.245.1283

Bio

His research interests include German film, the literature and culture of the German-speaking Alps, and the influence of the Middle East in German culture. He has published on such diverse topics as the German mountain film, the poetry of Goethe, and Muslim minorities in Germany today. In addition to courses at all levels of German language and culture, he has taught recent courses such as The Mountain in the German Cultural Imagination, Minority Cultures in the German Context and Modern German Film.

Education

  • B.A., Drew University, 1997
  • M.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2000
  • Ph.D., 2006

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

GRMN 101 Elementary German
This course is an introduction to the German language as spoken in daily life. It focuses on the acquisition of language skills, such as speaking, reading, writing, and listening and does so while also learning about aspects of every-day cultures in German-speaking countries. Classes are small and emphasize communication. After successfully completing German 101 and 102, students are expected to navigate everyday situations successfully such as shopping, making friends, reading German newspapers etc. and understand basic grammatical and syntactical structures. Classes meet five times a week.

GRMN 101 Elementary German
This course is an introduction to the German language as spoken in daily life. It focuses on the acquisition of language skills, such as speaking, reading, writing, and listening and does so while also learning about aspects of every-day cultures in German-speaking countries. Classes are small and emphasize communication. After successfully completing German 101 and 102, students are expected to navigate everyday situations successfully such as shopping, making friends, reading German newspapers etc. and understand basic grammatical and syntactical structures. Classes meet five times a week.

FLST 310 Third Reich Cinema
Cross-listed with GRMN 370-01.Taught in German.

GRMN 370 Third Reich Cinema
Cross-listed with FLST 310-02.Taught in German.

Spring 2016

GRMN 201 Int German I:Contemp Grm Cltr
Using literary texts and media from contemporary German-speaking cultures, students focus on recognizing and practicing various registers of written and oral German while reviewing grammatical structures and expanding stylistic forms. For instance, the course will expose students to the differences between the language of a popular daily newspaper, a TV interview, a blog entry, or an essay by a German author. Students will have to use these forms appropriately in class in and their homework. Classes meet four days a week. Prerequisite: 102 or 103, or permission of the instructor. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.

GRMN 211 Intro German Intellectual Hist