Archive: Gregory Pollet-Young
September 29, 2021
Professor Lilla Balint was interviewed on CBSN about election results in Germany, as Angela Merkel steps aside and the Social Democrats move into power. Watch her clip here, starting at 2:43.
August 19, 2021
In spring 2021, Professors Deniz Göktürk and Elisabeth Krimmer (University of California, Davis) hosteda series of Zoom conversations with contemporary writers entitled “Archives of Migration: The Power of Fiction in Times of Fake News.” This series, which continues into fall 2021, engages with writers who bring diverse perspectives to questions of societal polarization and the power of poetic imagination, and presents opportunities to experience contemporary literature in action and think about questions of truth in fiction. Conversations with three writers based in Berlin, Germany – Sharon Dodua Otoo, Zafer Şenocak, and Yoko Tawada – addressed such questions based on readings from their recent…