visiting guest lecturers:
Associate Professor Afua Cooper, Dalhousie University
Yolanda Minerva Campos García, Universidad de Guadalajara,
José Carlos Lozano, Texas A&M International University -
Seminar in Bielefeld
"Weltnacht" - Poetry Reading, Prof. Dr. Afua Cooper (Dalhousie University, Canada)
14 June, 8pm (Welthaus)
Unfortunately the Poetry Reading from Ann Fisher-Wirth below has to be cancelled!
"Weltnacht" - Poetry Reading, Prof. Dr. Ann Fisher-Wirth (University of Mississippi, USA)
11 May, 8pm (Welthaus)
Prof. Dr. Wilfried Raussert - Literature and Culture of North America
Prof. Dr. Wilfried Raussert
Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft
Postfach 100 131
phone.: +49-521-106 3649
pidgeon hole: C4-211
Email: Wilfried Raussert
Secretary: Alexandra Kenter
Office hour: Thursday, 3-4pm
(No office hour on Thursday, 24 May)
Raussert and Brandel's DFG-funded project explores the multiple, diverse, and complex ideas of 'home' that emerge from a corpus of 21st-century literatures by authors with diverse Caribbean origins who write from a North American (Canada and the United States) diaspora location. Further, it reflects on conceptualizations of 'home' on a meta-level by exploring shifting geopolitical imaginaries of the Caribbean, Canada, and the US from inter-American perspectives.
Raussert's and Kaltmeier's TP "Modernity between 'Indigeneity' and 'Blackness'" explores newly emerging practices of comparison which are related to identity politics in the fields of cultural production, social sciences, and politics in the early decades of the 20th century.
(Wilfried Raussert, Giselle Anatol, Vilna Bashi Treitler, Matti Steinitz, from left to right) This new network of international scholars working on Hemispheric Black Americas has been encouraged by a DFG (German Research Foundation) grant for the research project Between Spanish Harlem, Funky Colón, and Black Rio. Soul, Music Migration, and Translocal Identity Constructions in the Black Power Era (1965-1975). The new network explores the "Black Americas" through a transdiciplinary and hemispheric lens.
Between Spanish Harlem (Wilfried Raussert and Matti Steinitz.