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SECWAC Presents: "Karolin Machtans on The Representation of Asylum Interviews in Contemporary Literature and Film of Refuge"

  • 23 Feb 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • ZOOM

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Karolin Machtans

Karolin Machtans presents: "The Representation of Asylum Interviews in Contemporary Literature and Film of Refuge”

Clinical Professor, Irish Studies and History, New York University| Arts & Science

When: February 23, 2022

Where
Due to concerns about COVID, this program will be available only virtually via Zoom.

Presenter: Karolin Machtans, Associate Professor of German Studies, Chair of the Department of German, Connecticut College

The Topic: "The Representation of Asylum Interviews in Contemporary Literature and Film of Refuge"

Karolin Machtans, Associate Professor and Chair of German Studies at Connecticut College, will discuss the representation of asylum seekers' interviews in contemporary literature and film of refuge with respect to the telling of a credible, coherent, and convincing story tailored to the narrative rules of the receiving country - rules that most asylum seekers are not familiar with.

About Karolin Machtans

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