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Revisiting George Stubbs’ The Kongouro from New Holland

The blog category ‘Student Essays’ collects a selection of excellent student contributions which emerged from classes taught by our Potsdam Postcolonial Chairs. This essay was written in Prof. Katrina Schlunke’s class Imagining Australia (winter semester 2021/22), in which students examined temporal and spatial assumptions about Australia through the idea that…

Creating Your Own Archive

The blog category ‘Student Essays’ collects a selection of excellent student contributions which emerged from classes taught by our Potsdam Postcolonial Chairs. This essay was written in Prof. Katrina Schlunke’s class Experimental Histories (winter semester 2021/22), in which students considered alternative modes of presenting the past (art, film, re-enactments, poetry,) that have arisen…

Sting Like a Bee?

The blog category ‘Student Essays’ collects a selection of excellent student contributions which emerged from classes taught by our Potsdam Postcolonial Chairs. This essay was written in Prof. Sarah Casteel’s class Memory and Migration (summer semester 2021), which explored the relationship between memory, migration, and aesthetic representation, taking into consideration the role…

The Holocaust or Colonialism? Beyond Competition: Reflections on Holocaust Memory Studies

The blog category ‘Student Essays’ collects a selection of excellent student contributions which emerged from classes taught by our Potsdam Postcolonial Chairs. This essay was written in Prof. Sarah Casteel’s class Global Holocaust Memory (summer semester 2021), which examined how Holocaust memory circulates across national and cultural borders. In his Discourse…
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