Kasseler Neger - Kasseler Mohren?

Silenced Narratives of the African Diaspora in Germany


March 20, 2009 - 4:30 to 6:00 pm
Lecture at the GHI - Directions
Speaker: Maria I. Diedrich (Universität Münster)

In cooperation with the Humanities Council of Washington, DC and Vassar College

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Maria I. Diedrich giving her lecture at the GHI
Maria I. Diedrich giving her lecture at the GHI
Martin A. Klimke (GHI), Anne Kuhlmann-Smirnov (University of Bremen), Anke Ortlepp (GHI), Maria I. Diedrich, Hartmut Berghoff (GHI) after the lecture.
Martin A. Klimke (GHI), Anne Kuhlmann-Smirnov (University of Bremen), Anke Ortlepp (GHI), Maria I. Diedrich, Hartmut Berghoff (GHI) after the lecture.
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    March 20, 2009 - 4:30 to 6:00 pm
    Lecture at the GHI - Directions
    Speaker: Maria I. Diedrich (Universität Münster)

    In cooperation with the Humanities Council of Washington, DC and Vassar College

    The Chair of the American Studies Department at the University of Münster, Prof. Diedrich is also a non-resident fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and the co-founder of the Collegium for African American Research. She has published widely on the history of the African Diaspora and on the interactions between African America and Germany, including her seminal work, Love Across Color Lines: Ottilie Assing and Frederick Douglass.

    A dessert reception will start at 4:30 pm and the lecture will begin at 5:00 pm.

    Please RSVP (acceptance only) by March 16, 2009. Tel: 202.387.3355 - Fax: 202.387.6437 - E-mail