Information Package / Course Catalogue
Immigrant Literature
Course Code: DKE509
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to introduce the "Migrant Literature" created by those who went from Anatolia and different countries of the world to European countries as migrant workers in the context of writers and works.

Course Content

Examining the works of Turkish, Syrian, Italian, Yugoslavian (ancient) and Romanian writers who have written works in German, Austria and Switzerland, comparing their similarities, differences, and the literature of today's immigrants.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Meryem NAKİBOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1.It is explained by the Second World War and the Socio-economic dimensions of Europe.
2.The reasons for the need for an economic boom and labor in Europe are identified.
3.Labor Agreements between various countries and European countries, general information about these countries.
4.Labor migration to Europe and the beginning of a new period can be exemplified.
5.Turkey reflection of Immigrant Literature.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Migration literature in an intercultural context
2.Dimensions of German immigration literature
3.The book of Migrant Literature by Hikmet Asutay.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The Second World War and the Socio-Economic Status of Europe
Week 2 - Theoretical
Economic miracle after the Second World War.
Week 3 - Theoretical
European countries need new workforce and Labor Agreements.
Week 4 - Theoretical
Labor flow and new formations to European countries.
Week 5 - Theoretical
1960s and immigration from Anatolia to Germany.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Formation of Guest Worker Literature.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Recognition of the Immigrant Literature in German Literature and naming it in different ways.
Week 8 - Theoretical
Yüksel Pazarkaya, one of the first immigrant writers, to study the subject and the language of the works.
Week 9 - Theoretical
Aras Ören, one of the first immigrant scholars, to study the subject and the language of the works.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Bekir Yıldız, one of the first immigrant scholars, to study the subject and the language of the works.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Examination of Syrian origin writer Refik Sami and his works.
Week 12 - Theoretical
The importance and works of Romanian writer and immigrant literature.
Week 13 - Theoretical
German writer Feridun Zaimoğlu of Turkish origin and a new era in literature.
Week 14 - Theoretical
Emine Sevgi Özdamar, her works and language.
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Examination
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Examination
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Assignment1%40
Verbal Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1453112
Assignment1617
Term Project1628
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)127
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
5
4
4
4
4
OÇ-2
3
3
3
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4
4
OÇ-3
3
3
3
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4
4
OÇ-4
3
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4
3
3
OÇ-5
3
4
4
4
4
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