Born and educated in New Zealand, followed by postgraduate study in Tübingen, Germany, I qualified and taught as a secondary teacher in Auckland for 4 years. After two further years teaching in Germany I joined the staff of the University of Otago in 1977 to teach Geman language and literature. I have been head of Department since 1994.


Publications:
Bridging Cultural Divides: Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn

The migrant Turkish writer Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s second novel in German, Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn, portrays the formation of a nomadic, hybrid identity.

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Article: Print

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