GMST 454

A Cultural History of Vampires in Literature and Film

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: GERS 487

A study of literary and cinematic vampires in historical context. Without focusing exclusively on German literature and film, follows the vampire myth and its various guises from classicism to postmodernism in novels and films.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GMST 454, GERS 487.
  • May count towards a Major in Film Studies.
  • No knowledge of German required.

Undergraduate course in Germanic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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