A Conversation with Jasmin Eding

by Eliza Strong On June 8, the #FemGeniusesinBerlin sat in our classroom at xart splitta for only the second time, awaiting the arrival of Jasmin Eding. We had read Jasmin’s work in anticipation of meeting her and started to understand the gravity of her experience and her work as an Afro-German. After speaking with her, […]

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 […]

The 2022 #FemGeniusesinBerlin

Click here to view a slideshow of pictures, and follow @FemGeniuses and|or @AudresFootsteps on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to see more pictures and videos. Multimedia Podcast Index: “The RomaniPhen Feminist Archive + the Romanja Power Walking Tour with Estera Iordan” by Christiana García-Soberanez “A Conversation with Jasmin Eding” by Eliza Strong “Jewish History & Culture Walking Tour […]

Blackness in America and Europe: Where the Grey Space Exists

by Monica Carpenter The Black experience has never been uniformed, but being in Berlin and studying a different part of the Diaspora outside the U.S. has made it clear how intricate and vast it is. The complexities of Black identity and justice I want to explore have been primarily inspired by the work and wisdom […]

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 […]