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
“Christa Wolf’s Trouble with Race.” Christa Wolf. Companions to German Culture. DeGruyter. Forthcoming.
“The German Refugee “Crisis” after Cologne: The Race of Refugee Rights.” English Language Notes 2016.
“Whiteness, WiG, and Talking about Race.” Women in German Yearbook 2016.
“’We Must Talk about Cologne’: Race, Gender, and Reconfigurations of ‘Europe.’” 2016. [Read more]
“Kübra Gümüsay, Muslim digital feminism and the Politics of Visuality in Germany.” 2016. [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
Bachmannpreis geht an Sharon Dodua OtooDie in Berlin lebende Schriftstellerin Sharon Dodua Otoo hat am Sonntag den diesjährigen Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis bekommen. Sie überzeugte mit der Geschichte über ein spießiges Pensionistenpaar - und ein denkendes...read more
Far too often seeing friends have to (fortunately) mark themselves "safe" in the last months.?We Prayed For Paris -- But What About Istanbul?There's a serious empathy gap.This was posted on...read more
Brexit: What's Race Got To Do With It?Why did the U.K. just vote for something so economically disastrous? Some point to racial tension resulting from record levels of immigration within the EU.This was posted on...read more
“To our straight Muslim allies, we ask you to join us in continuing to build support for LGBTQ people…
"To our straight Muslim allies, we ask you to join us in continuing to build support for LGBTQ people. To our non-Muslim allies, we ask you to join us in standing against Islamophobia and anti-Muslim bigotry. And to all peace-loving people everywhere, we ask for...read more