BOOK REVIEW White Rebels in Black: German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture by Priscilla Layne TRANSIT vol. 12, no. 1 Download PDF Layne, Priscilla. White Rebels in Black: German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2018. 272 pages. What’s so rebellious about black culture? Over the course of the 20 […]

BOOK REVIEW Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century by Theodor Michael Translated by Eve Rosenhaft TRANSIT vol. 11, no. 2 Download PDF Michael, Theodor. Black German: An Afro-German Life in the Twentieth Century. Translated by Eve Rosenhaft, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. 216 pages. Who is a “statesman?” This is the principal […]

The Future of the Distant Past: On Teaching the Pre-modern History of Africans in Europe TRANSIT vol. 10, no. 2 Kristin Kopp Download PDF Abstract In this article, the author argues that the field of German Studies is poised to contribute to both Black Studies and Critical Race Studies through teaching the history of the […]