Allyship and its Limits: African Americans in East Germany
Dr. Jamele Watkins from the University of MN will give a talk entitled Allyship and its Limits: African Americans in East Germany. How
have African Americans understood their experiences with race outside
of the US? In this lecture Watkins will explore how and why African
Americans have used their experiences in Germany, Austria, and
Switzerland to criticize racism in the US.
Co-sponsored by the Department of German and Russian Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Department of Media and Cultural Studies, Department of Art and Art History, Department of Political Science and the Critical Theory Program.
Hors d'oeuvres reception follows at 6:00 pm.
Audience: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families, Public, Staff, Students
Sponsors: Art and Art History, Critical Theory, German and Russian Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies