Attention dear Reader,
due to the relaunch of the university's webpages this site will not be updated regularly for several weeks from 4 November 2019.
All links will remain viable and specifically the Transcultural Knowledge Blog will be kept current.
Prof. Ghosh-Schellhorn is currently on sick leave.
In urgent cases please contact wolfram.venn(at)uni-saarland.de
Winter Semeser 2019/2020
Nation and Identity: New Zealand
Tina Helbig M.A.
Fr 10-12:00 c.t.
This course examines the role media representation plays in defining New Zealand’s national identity. We will analyse short-stories, movies, advertisements, and visual social media in order to discuss the following topics: nation building, national identity, cultural identity, and intercultural relations between European colonizers and their descendants and the Māori people.
Katherine Mansfield, "The Garden Party".
Frank Sargeson, "The Making of a New Zealander".
Patricia Grace, "A Way of Talking".
Lee Tamahori (dir.), Once Were Warriors.
Niki Caro (dir.), Whale Rider.
Taika Waitit (dir.), Hunt for the Wilderpeople.
The Art of the Bird: The History of Ornithological Art through Forty Artists
by Roger Lederer
British Museum, 10 Oct 2019 – 26 Jan 2020
Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, until 26 Jan 2020
Amsterdam Museum, Hermitage Amsterdam, until 2 February 2020
Theatre Royal Stratford East, London, 29 January – 15 Febuary 2020
The British Library, London, 25 Oct 2019 – 23 Feb 2020
On Tour, 6 February 2020 – 23 February 2020
GENESIS CINEMA, London, 1 March 2020, 9:30 – 17:30
The Wallace Collection, London, until 19 April 2020
The Foundling Museum, London, until 26 April 2020
Take a look at our new project about British Government Houses in 3D.
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