Fall 2016

Berlin/Istanbul: Migration, Culture, Values (GER)

, 3 pts, UN3780


An intensive seminar analyzing questions of migration, identity, (self-) representation, and values with regard to the Turkish minority living in Germany today. Starting with a historical description of the „guest worker“ program that brought hundreds of thousands of Turkish nationals to Germany in the 1960s and 1970s, the course will focus on the experiences and cultural production of the second and third generations of Turkish Germans, whose presence has profoundly transformed German society and culture. Primary materials include diaries, autobiographies, legal and historical documents, but the course will also analyze poetry, novels, theater plays and films. In German.

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Day, Time & Location
M 2:10pm-4:00pm 315 Hamilton Hall
Mark M Anderson