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Debate, Democracy, Diversity: University Politics and American Studies; with E. Yekani, M. Klepper, E. Kimmell, N. Habib.

Debate, Democracy, Diversity: University Politics and American Studies; with E. Yekani, M. Klepper, E. Kimmell, N. Habib.

Update: 2020-11-13
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In this episode, Prof. Dr. Elahe Haschemi Yekani , Prof. Dr. Martin Klepper, Emma Kimmell, and  Nisreen Habib,(Humboldt-Universität Berlin) reflect on university politics, racism, structural change and, of course, American Studies. The interview was inspired by a town hall meeting at the American Studies section of the Department of English and American Studies of the HU, organized by Daphne Beers, Julia Dutschke, Kristina Graaff, Nisren Habib, Thao Ho, Lia Kindinger, Martin Klepper, Sophie von Lentzke, and Alina Weiermüller. https://www.angl.hu-berlin.de/department/sec/amstud/town-hall-meeting-june-24.pdf 

The episode is hosted by Dr. Verena Adamik and Anja Söyünmez.

Arghavan, Mahmoud, et al. Who Can Speak and Who Is Heard/Hurt? Transcript Verlag, 2019.

Bader-Ginsburg, Ruth. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Bader_Ginsburg

BLM https://blacklivesmatter.com/

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. https://ta-nehisicoates.com/

Davis, Angela Y. Angela Davis https://web.archive.org/web/20190331175938/https://www.thehistorymakers.org/biography/angela-davis-40

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Davis

Department of English and American Studies HU Berlin  https://www.angl.hu-berlin.de/

DuBois, W. E. B. https://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/web-dubois

FridaysForFuture https://fridaysforfuture.org/

Klepper, Martin.  https://www.angl.hu-berlin.de/department/staff-faculty/professors/klepper

Lorde, Audre. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audre_Lorde

Matthiessen, F.O. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._O._Matthiessen

Vuong, Ocean. https://www.oceanvuong.com/

Haschemi Yekani, Elahe.  https://www.angl.hu-berlin.de/department/staff-faculty/professors/klepper

As promised, podcast recommendations on the topics discussed, curated by yours truly, Anja Söyunmez.

Lynching in America - https://lynchinginamerica.eji.org/listen; Witness Black History; https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01h9dl0/episodes/downloads; Pod Save the People - https://crooked.com/podcast-series/pod-save-the-people/ ; Seeing White  https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/; The Breakdown https://open.spotify.com/show/3rInLkkAglRgLWZoa5cmlU

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Title: pine voc - coconut macaroon; Author: Stevia Sphere; Source: https://soundcloud.com/hissoperator/pine-voc-coconut-macaroon License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Royalty Free Open Music from https://starfrosch.com

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Debate, Democracy, Diversity: University Politics and American Studies; with E. Yekani, M. Klepper, E. Kimmell, N. Habib.

Debate, Democracy, Diversity: University Politics and American Studies; with E. Yekani, M. Klepper, E. Kimmell, N. Habib.

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