Aims/Description: Dutch, Belgian, and British colonial legacy are no longer the forgotten pages of history. In this module we will look at recent movements that challenge and confront the colonial past and that shape today's diverse societies. Our material will vary from artistic responses through stories, performance and graphic novels to official representations of the nation's history in public sites such as monuments and exhibitions. And what about Sheffield? Get ready to leave the classroom. This module contains a translation element in semester 2 in collaboration with our Writer in Residence and a professional translator.

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project/ portfolio

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK