Paradigms of Refuge: Reimagining GDR Legacy and International Solidarity in Jenny Erpenbeck’s Gehen, Ging, Gegangen / by Anna Horakova | TRANSIT

Paradigms of Refuge: Reimagining GDR Legacy and International Solidarity in Jenny Erpenbeck’s Gehen, Ging, Gegangen (Go, Went, Gone) TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 2 Anna Horakova Download PDF Abstract This article examines a recent refugee novel, Jenny Erpenbeck’s Gehen, ging, gegangen … Continue reading

Performing Empire: Theater and Colonialism in Caroline Link’s Nirgendwo in Afrika / by Peter Erickson | TRANSIT

Performing Empire: Theater and Colonialism in Nirgendwo in Afrika TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 2 Peter Erickson Download PDF Abstract In Caroline Link’s popular 2001 film Nirgendwo in Afrika, a Jewish family fleeing the Holocaust finds refuge in British-controlled Kenya. Theater … Continue reading

Merkel the German “Empress Dowager”? Reactions to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in China and other East Asian Countries / by Qinna Shen | TRANSIT

Merkel the German “Empress Dowager”? Reactions to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in China and other East Asian Countries TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 2 Qinna Shen Download PDF Abstract Taking a cue from a painting by Jiny Lan, a Chinese artist … Continue reading

Emotionale Landschaften der Migration: Von unsichtbaren Grenzen, Nicht-Ankommen und dem Tod in Stanišićs Herkunft und Varatharajahs Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen / by Joscha Klueppel | TRANSIT

Emotionale Landschaften der Migration: Von unsichtbaren Grenzen, Nicht-Ankommen und dem Tod in Stanišićs Herkunft und Varatharajahs Vor der Zunahme der Zeichen TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 2 Joscha Klueppel Download PDF Abstract Dieser Artikel untersucht die literarische Figuration und Wirkung von … Continue reading

Animals in Architecture / trans. by Bradley A. Schmidt | TRANSIT

Animals in Architecture by Sabine Scho TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Translated by Bradley A. Schmidt Download PDF Translator’s Introduction Sabine Scho’s work is hard to pin down. The German publisher of Animals in Architecture—Kookbooks—is largely dedicated to contemporary poetry, … Continue reading

Dodos on the Run: Requiem for a Lost Bestiary / trans. by Jon Cho-Polizzi | TRANSIT

Dodos on the Run: Requiem for a Lost Bestiary by Mikael Vogel TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Translated by Jon Cho-Polizzi Download PDF Translator’s Introduction Is it coincidence or fate that a writer with the last name ‘bird’ would take … Continue reading

Not Another Exilic Movie: Alienation and the Everyday in Shahid Saless’s Reifezeit and Tagebuch eines Liebenden / by Kumars Salehi | TRANSIT

Not Another Exilic Movie: Alienation and the Everyday in Shahid Saless’s Reifezeit and Tagebuch eines Liebenden TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Kumars Salehi Download PDF Abstract When Sohrab Shahid Saless has been acknowledged, he has generally been placed between nations, … Continue reading

Migration as Textual Strategy / by Lauren Hansen | TRANSIT

Migration as Textual Strategy in Barbara Honigmann’s Eine Liebe aus Nichts (1991) TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Lauren Hansen Download PDF Abstract Second-generation authors of German family novels have been increasingly on the move in their literary works ever since German unification … Continue reading

Multidirectional Memory and Verwobene Geschichte / a Conversation with Iman Attia and Michael Rothberg | TRANSIT

Multidirectional Memory and Verwobene Geschichte(n) [Entangled (Hi)stories] TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1  A Conversation between Iman Attia and Michael Rothberg Translation of Iman Attia’s Contribution by Melody Makeda Ledwon Download PDF Abstract This conversation between the German critical race theorist … Continue reading

Willkommenskultur / by Sabina Hartnett | TRANSIT

Willkommenskultur: A Computational and Socio-linguistic Study of Modern German Discourse on Migrant Populations TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Sabina Hartnett Download PDF Abstract In the lingering wake of the European Refugee Crisis of 2015, population demographics within Germany’s borders continue … Continue reading