Introduction: Diversity and Decolonization in German Studies

  • Regine Criser
  • Ervin MalakajEmail author


In this introduction to the volume, we provide a critical overview of postsecondary diversity and decolonization discourses. Our aim is to show how these discourses have come to be integrated in discussions and debates on curriculum formation and the state of the field of German Studies over the course of the discipline’s recent history.


German German Studies Language studies Humanities Diversity Decolonization Critical pedagogy Inclusive pedagogy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Languages and LiteraturesUniversity of North Carolina AshevilleAshevilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European StudiesUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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