Author Archives: Elizabeth Sun

About Elizabeth Sun

Elizabeth is a PhD candidate in German Studies at UCBerkeley. She researches on 20th and 21st century literatures of migration and transculturality in the German and Dutch languages.

New Visions of Belonging in German Studies

The latest installment in our Mission Possible series of reflections on the future of German Studies comes courtesy of the MGP’s own Elizabeth Sun, who situates Sharon Dodua Otoo’s Ingeborg Bachmann Prize-winning short story “Herr Gröttrup setzt sich hin” in … Continue reading

Posted in Archives of Migration, Blog, Mission Possible, Project Updates (Home Page) | Leave a comment |

Traveling in Pandemic Times: Yoko Tawada and Poetic Border-Crossing

Yoko Tawada’s guest appearance in the third installation of “Archives of Migration” sparked a lively and contemporarily relevant conversation on the potential of poetic border-crossing in pandemic times, where physical mobility has been intensely challenged by closed-off national borders and … Continue reading

Posted in Archives of Migration, Blog, Project Updates (Home Page), Uncategorized | Leave a comment |

Imagining the Other Side of Things: Zafer Şenocak and Hidden Archives

MGP editor Elizabeth Sun and Ardo Ali, both participants in our new series of Zoom workshops with authors, follow up on our recent event with Zafer Şenocak, interrogating the possibilities for resistance that lie in the counter-hegemonic reconstruction of historical … Continue reading

Posted in Archives of Migration, Blog, Project Updates (Home Page), Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment |

Animating Untold Stories: Sharon Dodua Otoo

MGP editor Elizabeth Sun and Ardo Ali, both participants in our new series of Zoom workshops with authors, reflect on the opening event with Berlin-based writer and activist Sharon Dodua Otoo. The first installment (March 5) of the Zoom workshop … Continue reading

Posted in Archives of Migration, Blog, Project Updates (Home Page) | Leave a comment |