Close Menu
View Course Sections

Course Description

Examines the history and legacy of German colonialism through the lens of literature, film, visual culture, and museum exhibits. Investigates how cultural artifacts create “colonial fantasies” that affirm or subvert colonialist ideology. Pairing primary sources with readings in postcolonial and critical race theory, the course sheds light on key concepts such as imperialism, colonialism, exoticism, eurocentrism, hybridity, decolonization, neocolonialism, racism, and genocide. Attention is paid both to the cultural underpinnings of German colonialism in the past and the implications of the colonial past for German society today. In English. May by taken at that 100 level with additional readings and meetings in German.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – High School Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree – 3.0 GPA. Registration for this course will open on 9/1/2019, please click the 'notify me' button above and we will let you know when it opens.

Instructor Approval: Not required

Remission Eligible: Yes, first day of term; all university policies apply

Refund Policy: For-Credit 3+ Weeks

Affiliated With:

School of Arts & Sciences