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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“Refugees and Islam: Representing Race, Rights, Cohabitation.” Journalism, Gender and Power. Eds. Cynthia Carter, Linda Steiner and Stuart Allan. Routledge, 2019. Forthcoming.

“Introduction: Precarity/Heimatlosigkeit.” Seminar, A Journal of Germanic Studies, vol. 54, no. 4, 2018: pp. 411 – 417. With Gabi Kathöfer. [Read more

“Heimat, Sustainability, Community: A Conversation with Karina Griffith and Peggy Piesche.” Seminar, A Journal of Germanic Studies, vol. 54, no. 4, 2018: pp. 418 – 427. With Gabi Kathöfer. [read more]

“Precarious Intimacies: Politics and Solidarities in Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn.” Gegenwartsliteratur: A German Studies Yearbook, vol. xvii, 2018. pp. 115-113. [read more]

“Islam and Migration.” Forum: Feminism and German Studies. The German Quarterly, vol. 91, no 2, 2018: 2011-2013.  [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]


CFP: Religion, Gender, and Sexuality – German Studies Association

October 3-6, 2019 – Portland, OR The Religious Cultures Network is pleased to announce the following call for papers for sessions at the GSA, Forty-Third Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 3-6, 2019. Religion, religious...

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The German Refugee Crisis after Cologne

Hi everybody, The digital version of this issue on Insecurity was unavailable for a long time, but now it's available at Duke Press! Very grateful for the hard work and patience of our editors, Nadine Attewell and Janice Ho. There's some great stuff in there, and I...

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