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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities

W. E. B. Du Bois Week Summer Semester 2001

Transnationalism - Black Culture - America

June 18, 2001 - June 26, 2001

 

main building, room 3002 (library)

Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

 

Program

  • Hortense Spillers (Cornell University): "The Idea of Black Culture - Some Remarks on the Fetish. An Early Transnationalism?", Monday, June 18, 6pm c.t. - 8pm
  • Nahum D. Chandler (Johns Hopkins University): "Originary Displacement and the Displacement from 'Habitus'. W. E. B. DuBois and the Question of Germany, 1892-1963", Tuesday, June 19, 6pm c.t. - 8pm
  • Brenda Dixon Gottschild (Temple University): "Waltzing in the Dark. African American Vaudeville and Race Politics in the Swing Era", Wednesday, June 20, 6pm c.t. - 8pm
  • John Carlos Rowe (University of California, Irvine): "19th Century U. S. Literary Culture and Transnationality", Thursday, June 21, 6pm c.t. - 8pm
  • Alessandra Lorini (Università di Firenze): "W. E. B. Du Bois and Franz Boas as Public Intellectuals. History and Anthropology as Weapons of Change", Tuesday, June 26, 6pm c.t. - 8pm

 

 

The W. E. B. Du Bois Week is sponsored by: