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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…]

Violence and Gender in the "New Europe": Islam in Germany Today

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Recent Publications

“Precarious Intimacies: Politics and Solidarities in Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn.” Gegenwartsliteratur: A German Studies Yearbook, vol. xvii, 2018. Forthcoming.

“Islam and Migration.” Forum: Feminism and German Studies. The German Quarterly, vol. 91, no 2, 2018: 2011-2013. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/gequ.12068 [Read more]

“Precarious Intimacies: Narratives of Non-Arrival in a Changing Europe.” TRANSIT. A Journal of Travel, Migration, and Multiculturalism in the German-speaking World, vol. 11, no. 2, 2018. With Maria Stehle. [Read more]

“Christa Wolf’s Trouble with Race.” Christa Wolf. Companions to German Culture. Eds. Sonja Klocke and Jennifer Hosek. DeGruyter, 2018, pp. 163-180. [Read more]

“The German Refugee “Crisis” after Cologne: The Race of Refugee Rights.” English Language Notes 2016. [Read more]

“Whiteness, WiG, and Talking about Race.” Women in German Yearbook 2016. [Read more

“’We Must Talk about Cologne’: Race, Gender, and Reconfigurations of ‘Europe.’” 2016. [Read more]

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Moving toward Collective Liberation II: Sanctuary

The question of sanctuary is a salient one for our current times. What could it and should it mean? How might we think of sanctuary and intersecting identities? The actions of the current political administration have left many LGBTQ people in our community with deep...

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