In Audre’s Footsteps: The Foreword

Rest in perfect peace, paradise, and power, Erika “Ika” Hügel-Marshall. March 13, 1947 to April 21, 2022 Many years have now passed, and Heidi is still interested in the further development of the Black Diasporic movement in Germany and in transnational exchange. She remains committed to ensuring students broaden their view of Germany with its […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: Transnational Kitchen Table Talk

In Audre’s Footsteps: Transnational Kitchen Table Talk (edition assemblage, 2021), co-edited by me and Dana Maria Asbury with Jazlyn Tate Andrews, honors Black intellectual traditions set forth by Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. Angela Y. Davis, and Audre Lorde, all who were influenced by their experiences in Berlin. Engaging […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: Events

Thank you so much to everyone who has invited us to speak about In Audre’s Footsteps. We continue to be honored to co-create worlds with all of you. On that note, I was especially honored to be invited by Dr. Rosemarie Peña (President of the Black German Heritage & Research Association) and Dr. Emily Frazier-Rath […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: The Co-Authors

In Audre’s Footsteps was co-authored by Dr. Heidi R. Lewis and Dana Maria Asbury with Jazlyn Tate Andrews. Lewis is Director and Associate Professor of Feminist & Gender Studies and inaugural Coordinator of Early Career Faculty Development Programs at Colorado College; Asbury is an activist based in Toronto; and Andrews is a writer based in Denver, […]

In Audre’s Footsteps: Witnessed

We are honored In Audre’s Footsteps joins these brilliant texts as the 7th edition of Sharon Dodua Otoo’s powerful, groundbreaking Witnessed Series, an English language book series written by Black authors who have lived in Germany. Remember to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @AudresFootsteps on all platforms. The Highlights | The Co-Authors | #FemGeniusesinBerlin | […]