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LGBTQ+ Topics in the German Classroom (Panel at NeMLA)

Boston, MA
Organization: NeMLA
Event: Panel at NeMLA
Categories: German
Event Date: 2020-03-05 to 2020-03-08 Abstract Due: 2019-09-30

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We teach and learn in a more diversified environment than ever, but do our syllabi reflect gender diversity in the German classroom? Do we make it a topic in our teaching? When? At what level? With what materials? Do we even know how to address one another politely and appropriately, and how not, do we understand what transitioning is like for a transgender person? Do LGBTQ+ people have equal rights, how do the rights differ among German-speaking countries and in the US. In short: Is it not high time to bring the wide range of topics in the field of LGBTQ+ into the German classroom?
This panel encourages submissions for contributions that research or plan to present the topic of LGBTG+ in the German language and literature classroom, e.g. with the introduction and discussion of fictional texts like movies, plays, novels, songs, as well as non-fictional material like biographies, legal texts, historical documents, and documentaries. An experience-based approach of dos and donts for the undergrad classroom would also be conceivable.

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/17877

Deadline: September 30, 2019

 

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Mona Eikel-Pohen