GERMAN 391

Central Europe and the South Pacific


Description

A study of the German connection with New Zealand, with special reference to the arts and sciences, German-speaking settlements in the nineteenth century, and German and Austrian refugees in the twentieth century.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for GERMAN 391.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Nicole Perry

Reading/Texts

Christian Kracht, Imperium, 2013 https://www.bookdepository.com/Imperium-Christian-Kracht/9783596185351?ref=grid-view&qid=1528331398471&sr=1-3 (Links to an external site.)

James Bade ed., Eine Welt für sich: Deutschsprachige Siedler und Reisende in Neuseeland im 19. Jahrhundert, (1998) - Contact the course convenor.

James Bade ed., Im Schatten zweier Kriege: Deutsche und Österreicher in Neuseeland im 20. Jahrhundert, (2005)  - Contact the course convenor.

Excerpts from: From Samoa with Love? Samoa- Völkerschauen im Deutschen Kaiserreich - eine Spurensuche (2014)
 
Te Rua, 1991 film: available on the library website TV and Radio through Mäori Television

Recommended Reading

See Talis for course readings.

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

GERMAN 391: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

GERMAN 201

Restrictions

GERMAN 291