Europe’s Displacements: Kurt Tucholsky’s Satirical Essays “Identification” and “The Border” / by Charlton Payne

Europe’s Displacements: Kurt Tucholsky’s Satirical Essays “Identification” and “The Border” TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 1 Charlton Payne Download PDF Europe (including Germany), Tucholsky’s short satirical pieces remind us, was undergoing momentous changes as a result of the efforts to secure … Continue reading

Stefan Zweig's Fear of Postcolonialism / by Ashwin Manthripragada

Stefan Zweig’s Fear of Postcolonialism TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 1 Ashwin Manthripragada Download PDF Abstract On July 1, 1909 in a professed act of patriotism to his Indian motherland, Madar Lal Dhingra, a nationalist revolutionary studying in England, assassinated Sir … Continue reading

How Does Arriving Feel? Modulating a Cinematic Sense of Commonality / by Hauke Lehmann

How Does Arriving Feel? Modulating a Cinematic Sense of Commonality TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 1 Hauke Lehmann Download PDF Abstract The essay begins by identifying basic problems in current research on so-called “Turkish-German cinema.” It argues that current research is … Continue reading

Celestial Desires and Earthly Migrations: Love, Poetry, and Agency in Özdamar’s Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde / by Elizabeth Mittman

Celestial Desires and Earthly Migrations: Love, Poetry, and Agency in Özdamar’s Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 1 Elizabeth Mittman Download PDF Abstract Previous scholarship on the final installment in Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Istanbul-Berlin trilogy has issued largely … Continue reading

Unbeholden New German Literature: An Interview with Deniz Utlu / by Daniel Schreiner

Unbeholden New German Literature: An Interview with Deniz Utlu TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 1 Daniel Schreiner Translated by Jon Cho-Polizzi Download PDF German Original Introduction An interview with Deniz Utlu, author of numerous essays and plays, as well as the … Continue reading

Who Said Heimat? I'm Only Renting / by Kristin Dickinson, et al.

Who Said Heimat? I’m Only Renting by Selim Özdoğan TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 1 Introduction and Interview by Kristin Dickinson Translated by Milena Beltrama, Brittany Boyle, Brandon Cummings, Kristen Datta, Hannah Kelley-Watkins, Nathan Korth, Edward Kosta, Ted Ma, James Margard, Sydney McConnell, and … Continue reading

Greek Dispossession Staged, or When Street Politics Meets the Theater / by Olivia Landry

Greek Dispossession Staged, or When Street Politics Meets the Theater TRANSIT vol. 10, no. 2 Olivia Landry Download PDF Abstract Revisiting the historically rich relationship between theater and politics in the wake of worldwide protest movements at the turn of … Continue reading

"Wenn ich einst tot" / Translated by Jon Cho-Polizzi

“Wenn ich einst tot” by José F.A. Oliver Translated by Jon Cho-Polizzi Download PDF Acknowledgments This particular translation was first presented during a cooperative and interlingual workshop entitled “Loops of Mig:ration” held on the UC Berkeley campus in February 2016. … Continue reading

Between Victim and Perpetrator Imaginary: The Implicated Subject in Works by Rachel Seiffert and Cate Shortland / by Susanne Baackmann

Between Victim and Perpetrator Imaginary: The Implicated Subject in Works by Rachel Seiffert and Cate Shortland TRANSIT vol. 10, no. 2 Susanne Baackmann Download PDF Abstract The future of Germany’s murderous past is now being reconsidered by a new generation … Continue reading

Ernst Lubitsch & the Transnational Twenties: The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (USA 1927) / by Rick McCormick

Ernst Lubitsch & the Transnational Twenties: The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (USA 1927) TRANSIT vol. 10, no. 2 Rick McCormick Download PDF Abstract Ernst Lubitsch epitomized the transnationalism of the cinema in the 1920s as the first German director to come … Continue reading