Spring 2008 Lecture Series

African Americans and Germans: Historical Encounters


All lectures begin at 6:30pm (refreshments will be served from 6:00 to 6:30 pm) and will be held at the German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Avenue NW (Directions)

Of Borderstates and Leeches: Ottilie Assing and the Douglasses
March 13, 2008
Maria Diedrich (Universität Münster)

Black Germans, Photography and the' Evidence' of History
April 17, 2008
Tina Campt (Duke University)

Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute and the German Empire – Race and Cotton in the Black Atlantic
April 24, 2008
Andrew Zimmerman (George Washington University)

"I Prefer Panthers to Pigs": German Students, Black Panther GIs and the 1970/71 Racial Crisis in the 7th Army.
May 08, 2008
Maria Höhn (Vassar College)

Hitler's Black Victims: Black Resistance and Oppression under Nazism
May 22, 2008
Clarence Lusane (American University)

RSVP (acceptances only)
Phone: 202.387.3355 - Fax: 202.387.6437 - E-mail