Violence and Gender in the “New” Europe: Islam in German Culture
Moving beyond staid stereotypes, Gender and Violence in the “New” Europe draws new conclusions about the role of violence in determining Muslim women’s participation in German public life. [more…]
Recent / Forthcoming Publications
“The German Refugee “Crisis” after Cologne: The Race of Refugee Rights.” 2016. Forthcoming.
“’We Must Talk about Cologne’: Race, Gender, and Reconfigurations of ‘Europe.’” 2016. Forthcoming.
“Whiteness, WiG, and Talking about Race.” 2016. Forthcoming.
“Kübra Gümüsay, Muslim digital feminism and the Politics of Visuality in Germany.” 2016. [Read more]
“Precarious Intimacies: Yoko Tawada’s Europe.” 2015. [Read more]
“Gender, Race, Religion? Rethinking Intersectionality.” 2015. [Read more]
“German Soccer, the 2010 World Cup, and Multicultural Belonging.” 2013. With Maria Stehle. [Read more]
Meet Eight New Afrofuturism Artists Creating a Future of ColorThis stunning gallery on Blavity showcases eight up-and-coming visual artists influenced by Afrofuturism, science fiction that explores the experiences and culture of people of color. They’re amazingly...read more
The Profound Empathy of Yoko Tawada - The New York TimesThrough the stories of polar bears, dogs and other animals, the novelist makes us see “the other” — including ourselves.This was posted on...read more
When a Grad Student Called on Black Academics to Vent, Hundreds AnsweredA Northwestern University graduate student invited other academics on Twitter to air examples of racism and microaggressions in higher education. Here’s what he says is driving him.This was posted...read more
Avoid gender bias when writing letters of recommendation.?This was posted on...read more
Genders is an open access online journal. We seek submissions that address the pasts and possible futures…
Genders is an open access online journal. We seek submissions that address the pasts and possible futures of gender as an analytical tool that invariably finds expression through a labile nexus of allied categories. It invites essays that consider genders, sexual...read more
What I Told My White Friend When He Asked For My Black Opinion On White PrivilegeNobody is mad at you for being white.This was posted on...read more
Returned to Sara Ahmed’s The Cultural Politic of Emotion today, and found these words particularly powerful…
Returned to Sara Ahmed's The Cultural Politic of Emotion today, and found these words particularly powerful:"I want to suggest here, cautiously, and tentatively, that an ethics of responding to pain involves being open to being affected by that which one...read more
Racism, sexism, and how teaching evaluations impact tenure for scholars of color. “In higher education…
Racism, sexism, and how teaching evaluations impact tenure for scholars of color. "In higher education, young people who may have never successfully completed a single college class are asked to review people who have several advanced degrees. Because segregation...read more
Gayatri Spivak on violence and nonviolence?When Law Is Not Justice - The New York TimesRule of law may be good for business, but in many parts of the world it’s not enough to ensure basic rights.This was posted on...read more
” There is a difference between focus and exclusion. If something matters, this does not imply that …
" There is a difference between focus and exclusion. If something matters, this does not imply that nothing else does. If l say “Law Students Matter” it does not imply that my colleagues, friends, and family do not. Here is something else that matters: context....read more