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Unser Professor, der Rassist: White Scholars and Black German Studies

Unser Professor, der Rassist: White Scholars and Black German Studies
50 St. Joseph Street, Odette Hall room 323
Time: Aug 28th, 2:00 pm End: Aug 28th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women/Gender, German (FAS), Education, Diaspora/Transnational, African
Lecture by Sara Lennox, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures is pleased to present:

Sara Lennox, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Unser Professor, der Rassist: White Scholars and Black German Studies

Until her retirement in May 2012, SARA LENNOX was Professor of German Studies and Director of the Social Thought and Political Economy Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her books include Cemetery of the Murdered Daughters: Feminism, History, and Ingeborg Bachmann, Feminist Movements in a Globalizing World, and The Imperialist Imagination: German Colonialism and Its Legacy. She has published essays on twentieth-century literature, theory, feminism, postcolonialism, globalization, and transnationalism. From 2007-08 she was president of the German Studies Association. She was co-principal investigator for research grants on Black European Studies and Black German Studies and has recently completed an edited book entitled Remapping Black Germany: New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Politics, and Culture.

This event is co-sponsored by the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies.

For further information, or if you have any accommodation needs, please contact the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at german@chass.utoronto.ca or (416) 926-2321.

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