The University of Iowa

ESG lecture examines transnational histories of violence, protests, and migration, April 14

March 31st, 2017
ESG Lecture

The European Studies Group will present a guest lecture by Yasemin Mohammad on "Confronting Transnational Histories: Violence, Protests, and Migration in Aras Ören’s Unexpected Visitor" at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 14, in 315 Phillips Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.

Yasemin Mohammad is an assistant professor in the UI Department of German. Her research interests are 20th and 21st century German literature, and Arab-German and Turkish-German writers. She is currently working on her book manuscript that examines the ways in which Turkish-German and Arab-German writers negotiate German national memory and identity. Her additional research interests include Turkish-German cinema, German exile and travel literature, German and British orientalism, Ottoman-German relations, memory studies, and migration studies.

This event is sponsored by the UI International Programs and the European Studies Group.

 For more information on the European Studies Group and upcoming events, visit the ESG webpage.

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