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Among migrant communities, wedding ceremonies are perhaps the most tangible enactments of cultural heritage and folklore. In films (such as Bride and Prejudice, Aram and Short Sharp and Shock), wedding scenes are used as an occasion to translate homeland and … Continue reading
Turkish community in Germany through the ‘Germany and Immigration: The Turks in Germany in its 50th year’ symposium with the contribution of the German and Turkish experts in related fields. The Presidency of Turks Abroad and Related Communities is the … Continue reading
In fall 2011, the Multicultural Germany Project has chosen “Migration and Memory” as an umbrella topic for ongoing research, discussion, and events. This choice is partly inspired by public commemorations of 50 years of Turkish migration that are being staged … Continue reading
TRANSIT, a Journal of Travel, Migration and Multiculturalism in the German-Speaking World, published by the Department of German, UC Berkeley, presents a new issue with essays on Cosmopolitical and Transnational Interventions in German Studies.
Internationale Tagung vom 14. bis 15. Juli an der Universität Konstanz. Begleitend finden Vorträge im Rahmen des Konstanzer Kulturwissenschaftlichen Kolloquiums, eine Filmvorführung, Abendvorträge und eine Lesung statt.
Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Deniz Göktürk at the University of Konstanz, June 8, 2011: “Scheinreisen der Integration: Bewegte Bildtopographien an den Rändern Europas”.
“Sahara Chronicle (2006-2007) is a collection of short videos documenting the present sub-Saharan exodus towards Europe. The piece examines the politics of mobility and containment which lies at the heart of the current global geopolitics and takes a close look … Continue reading
Thursday, Februrary 11, 5:00-6:30pm UC Berkeley, Dwinelle Hall, Room TBA Susan Bernofsky has translated the work of such authors as Robert Walser, Jenny Erpenbeck, and Yoko Tawada from German into English. This workshop will address practical, linguistic and theoretical perspectives … Continue reading
Prof. Bernard Banoun, who translates Yoko Tawada‘s German work into French, will meet with us to discuss his experience translating these multilingual, multi-layered texts. Thursday, October 29, 3-5pm UC Berkeley, Dwinelle Hall, Floor E, Room 5303 Banoun is Professor of German … Continue reading
Screening (in German with English subtitles) followed by discussion
The Strategic Working Group on Cultural Forms / Local Stakes / Global Circuits presents
Formerly on tour as The Floor Beauticians, Serpil Pak and Nursel Köse now bring their comedic talent to UC Berkeley
“Goodbye Germany?” is an international conference that addresses the cultural friction points that arise from transnational migration in postindustrial societies. Visit the conference website here.
Announcing a Conference at the University of Pittsburgh, sponsored by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures