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THE BERKELEY PRIZE FOR UNDERGRADUATE ESSAYS IN GERMAN STUDIES

Consider submitting an essay for the Berkeley Prize for Undergraduate Essays in German Studies (deadline: February 15, 2014). The winning essays will receive an award of $500, and be considered for publication in TRANSIT.


CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

Contribute comments on abstracts for a series of panels on Artistic and Scholarly Practice in the Digital Age (MLA 2014).


CURRENT ISSUE

Translating Surfaces: A Dual Critique of Modernity in Sabahattin Ali’s Kürk Mantolu Madonna
Kristin Dickinson

The Madonna in the Fur Coat
By Sabahattin Ali
Translated by David Gramling and Ilker Hepkaner

More content forthcoming late 2013 / early 2014…


VOLUME 8, NUMBER 2 (2013)

Foreword
Erik Born and Alex Lambrow, Managing Editors

PARTICIPATORY MEDIA AND PUBLIC MEMORY

“A Wall Victim from the West”: Migration, German Division, and Multidirectional Memory in Kreuzberg
Jeffrey Jurgens

Re-Imagining the Past in Transnational Online Communities
Kaarina Nikunen

Countermemory and the (Turkish-)German Theatrical Archive: Reading the Documentary Remains of Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Karagöz in Alamania (1986)
Lizzie Stewart

Lost: Black Briefcase
By Enis Batur
Translated by Oya Erez

ARTICLE

Alwan’s Quest of Home: Re-Mapping Heimat and the Nation in Hussain Al-Mozany’s Der Marschländer: Bagdad–Beirut–Berlin
Yasemin Mohammad

BOOK REVIEWS

European Others: Queering Ethnicity in Postnational Europe, by Fatima El-Tayeb
Reviewed by Priscilla Layne

Beyond the Mother Tongue: The Postmonolingual Condition, by Yasemin Yildiz
Reviewed by Christina Butler

Kiezdeutsch: Ein neuer Dialekt entsteht, by Heike Wiese
Reviewed by Lindsay Preseau