Sharing Fugitive Lives / by Jonas Teupert | TRANSIT

Sharing Fugitive Lives: Digital Encounters in Senthuran Varatharajah’s Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Jonas Teupert Download PDF Abstract In Senthuran Varatharajah’s novel Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen, two members of a cosmopolitan academic sphere jetting around the … Continue reading

Precarious Intimacies: Narratives of Non-Arrival in a Changing Europe / by Maria Stehle and Beverly Weber | TRANSIT

Precarious Intimacies: Narratives of Non-Arrival in a Changing Europe TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Maria Stehle and Beverly Weber Download PDF Abstract The representation of intimacy in depictions of immigration exists alongside histories of deeply racist contacts and connections. Yet … Continue reading

The Indian Threat to England (On the Occasion of a Political Assassination by a Young Hindu) 1909 / translated by Ashwin J. Manthripragada | TRANSIT

The Indian Threat to England (On the Occasion of a Political Assassination by a Young Hindu) 1909 by Stefan Zweig TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Translated by Ashwin J. Manthripragada Download PDF Translator’s Introduction In the winter of 1908, the … Continue reading

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

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

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

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 | TRANSIT

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 | TRANSIT

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. | TRANSIT

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

If I Should Die / Translated by Jon Cho-Polizzi | TRANSIT

If I Should Die 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

On the Train, by Emine Sevgi Özdamar / Translated by Leslie A. Adelson

“On the Train” by Emine Sevgi Özdamar Translated by Leslie A. Adelson Download PDF Translator’s Introduction Emine Sevgi Özdamar, born in 1946 and raised as what the author herself calls a ‘child of Istanbul’, first attracted widespread attention from German literary … Continue reading