Courses: Transcultural Anglophone Studies in the winter term 2019/20

Prof. Dr. Ghosh-Schellhorn will be on sabbatical leave during the winter term 2019/20.

Tina Helbig M.A.

Nation and Identity: New Zealand

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.

Texts: 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 Waititi (dir.), Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

General Information

If you want to regsiter for a course, please go on the LSF website. You can find our courses in the list of the Department of Anglistik, Amrikanistik und Anglophone Kulturen.

Dear ERASMUS students, to register for TAS courses, please send an email to wolfram.venn(at)

Course Archive

You can find our past courses here.