Afro-German Memoirs by Theodor Michael and Jennifer Teege

Students of German 340 Afro-German History might be interested in my recent editorial for the website of the Collegium for African American Research (CAAR): On Reading Two Recent Memoirs by Afro-Germans Two recent memoirs by German authors with an African connection emphasize that German history cannot be written without including the histories and perspectives of…

What’s “Hot”? Austrian Cinema, Apparently

Todd Herzog, Professor of German Studies at the University of Cincinnati, wrote a very positive review of the book New Austrian Film, edited by Robert von Dassanowsky and Oliver Speck, and published by Berghahn Publishers in 2011. (Full disclosure: I do have an article in this volume on Florian Flicker’s 1998 film Suzie Washington.) Herzog…