Christiane Gross

Christiane Gross was born in Germany in 1984. She has been studying English and American studies and educational science at the University of Wuppertal for almost three years. 

Updated August 2010

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From a Japanese American Literature Class at a German University

Living and loving two cultures

This semester I attended a course called Japanese Americans at the University of Wuppertal. At the beginning of the semester I had no previous knowledge concerning the topic, but as it was declared to be a cultural studies course within our literary studies program, I thought it would be very interesting to get to know a totally new culture. During the semester we got to know a lot about the history and the living conditions of Japanese living in America. We had two sections about the history and we talked about several Japanese authors who wrote about Japanese living in ...

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