GER30160 German Prose Narratives Since the Fall of the Wall

This module looks at examples of recent family and generational stories written by German-language authors. In close readings of texts and key pieces of secondary literature we will explore some of the following issues: - What is the nature of the relationship betwee private memory and collective/ cultural memory? - How do memory and history … Continue reading GER30160 German Prose Narratives Since the Fall of the Wall

GER20230 Transcultural Encounters 1: Turkish-German Poetry from ‘70s to Today

As a result of the bilateral agreement between Turkey and West Germany in 1961, Turks are now Germany’s largest minority and Berlin has one of the largest Turkish populations of any city. This module will equip students with an in-depth knowledge of post-War Germany’s history, society and cultural landscape from the Turkish-German perspective through analysis … Continue reading GER20230 Transcultural Encounters 1: Turkish-German Poetry from ‘70s to Today