SOC455 LITERATURE, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
|METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week):||3(3-0)|
|Language of Instruction:||English|
|Level of Study:||Undergraduate|
|Course Coordinator:||Prof.Dr. MEYDA MUTMAN|
|Offered Semester:||Fall or Spring Semesters.|
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Course ContentExamines the literature of Turkish diasporic communities in Germany in its historical, social, political and cultural context. Focuses on the literature that emerges out of the experience of being marginalized as a foreigner or guest, experience of Turkish immigrants. Examine how a variety of concerns represented in these writings such as the question of determining what is ones own culture, tensions of defining a non-German self, cultural differences, the role of language in establishing identity in an alien culture, the loss of mother tongue, assimilation and alienation, cultural signs of hybridity, loss of the past, longing for home in displacement.
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