Middlebury

GRMN 0421

Exiles, Refugees, Migrants

Exiles, Refugees and Migrants from/in Germany
In this course we will study experiences of exiles, refugees, and migrants and their escapes both from and to Germany. We will focus on two time periods: 1933 to 1945, when people fled persecution from Nazi Germany, and the “refugee crisis” in Germany between 2015 to 2018. Using literary texts, letters, autobiographies, films, current news coverage, and documentaries, we will place flight narratives in their historical contexts, follow escape routes across borders, study post-flight lives of refugees in their reception countries, and learn about international refugee and asylum politics. Taught in German 3 hrs. sem./screen
Subject:
German
Department:
German
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
CMP EUR LNG SOC

Sections

Spring 2019

GRMN0421A-S19 Seminar (Eppelsheimer)