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GERM 251: Identity, Belonging, and Spaces of Home in the Works of Fatma Aydemir

In this course, offered in conjunction with the Christopher Light Lectureship, we will familiarize ourselves with the work of contemporary German author Fatma Aydemir, focussing particularly on her publications that deal with questions of migration and Heimat. We will read and discuss several fictional and nonfictional texts, participate in a creative nonfiction workshop and other events with Aydemir herself, and exhibit final projects at a public event. Prerequisite: German 204 or equivalent or instructor consent
2 credits; S/CR/NC; LA, IS; Offered Winter 2022; J. Schicker