I’m in great company in the latest volume of the Gegenwartsliteratur yearbook.This volume focuses on the work of Emine Sevgi Özdamar. Head over to the abstracts and table of contents. BEVERLY M. WEBER, “Precarious Intimacies: Politics and...
German Journalist Makes Light of Hate Mail in Spoken Word Act ?Kurdish-German Journalist Makes Light Of Hate Mail In Spoken Word ActNPR’s Audie Cornish meets journalist Mely Kiyak, a German-born daughter of Kurds from Turkey. In her spoken word performance, she...
http://en.qantara.de/A-Divided-Community/21235c23772i1p523/index.html Germany’s Turkish community is keeping a close eye on events in Istanbul. Many hope the young people in Taksim Square will prevail. Others are saying nothing. By Naomi Conrad
Die Debatte um den neuen Feminismus ist eine realitätsferne Veranstaltung weißer, christlicher Mittelschichtsfrauen. Dass muss sich ändern. VON MELY KIYAK “Nicht ein einziges Mal tauchte der Hinweis auf, dass es Frauen in anderen sozialen Schichten gibt, die...
Violence and Gender in the "New" Europe: Islam in German Culture
"Weber's study undertakes a much-needed comprehensive investigation of the contemporary 'regime of gender violence,' that is, the key role violence has played in defining the position of Muslims in the German public sphere (in the larger European context). Through nuanced theorizing as well as careful historical contextualization, Weber develops an intersectional framework for analyzing gendered violence in a way that does not reinforce racialized discourses of cultural and/or religious difference." [more...]
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-00708-7, ISBN10: 1-137-00708-7