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“From Harlem to Hamburg and Back: Intersections of German and African-American Culture,” a symposium presented by the North Carolina German Seminar Series
March 28, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for a one-day symposium considering the surprising intersections between German and African American cultures during the 20th century. Our program of esteemed speakers includes:
- Keynote: Werner Sollors of Harvard University; topic: “‘Are you occupied territory?’ Black G.I.s in Fiction of the American Occupation of Germany after World War II” (at 4:30 pm)
- Michelle Wright of Northwestern University; topic: “Off the Beaten Path: Theorizing Blackness outside the Middle Passage Epistemology” (at 12 noon)
- Michelle Eley of NC State University; topic: “Bringing New Perspectives of the Black Diaspora to the Classroom” (at 3:30 pm)
- In addition, we will be screening the German film Gottes Zweite Garnitur (at 1:30). English subtitles have been prepared by Michelle Eley.
For details and a full schedule, please visit our website harlemtohamburg.org