News & Events
German Studies Association 2016 (San Diego, CA)
I will present my paper "“Young, Diverse, and Polyglot: Amelia Umuhire’s and İlker Çatak’s Aesthetic Interventions in German Film.”
Harris Fellowship 2015-16
The generous Harris Fellowship from Grinnell College provided me with valuable research time for two semesters to finalize my book project and prepare it for publication. I thank the three anonymous reviewers for their comments and feedback.
Modern Languages Association 2016 (Austin, TX)
I am presenting "The Sound of Europe: Aural Europeanization in Turkish-German Cinema"
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference 2015 (Atlanta, GA)
I am presenting my first 19th-century paper "Ottoman Textures: Fashion, Gender, and Desire" at the INCS, hosted this year by Georgia Tech. (April 16-19, 2015)
South Central Modern languages Association 2014 (Austin, TX)
I am presenting my paper “Establishing a Transnational Film History: Fatih Akın, Guest worker, and Snapshots of Turkish Cinema.“
German Studies Association 2014 (Kansas City, MO)
GSA Seminar "Turkish German Studies: Past, Present, and Future:" My co-conveners Ela Gezen, David Gramling, and I will meet with our seminar participants and auditors Friday to Sunday during the morning sessions. (September 19-21, 2014)
Past Campus Events
5 May 2015
Talk by Dr. Katrin Sieg "Queering the Fortress Europe" at Grinnell College. Burling Library Lounge at noon.
4 May 2015
Screening of Fremde Haut followed by Q & A with Dr. Katrin Sieg at Grinnell College. Bucksbaum 152 at 7.30pm
Thomas Pletzinger: writer-in-residence at Grinnell College
January 28th 2015
Talk by Dr. Simon Richter "What Lolas Want: Weimar, World Cinema, and the Claim to Female Pleasure" at Grinnell College. Bucksbaum 152 at 4.15pm
Wednesday Film Series, Pulp Fiction, ARH 102 at 7.30pmFall 2014
October 30th and November 6th
German Film Week: CSI-Hamburg - Gangsters and More in the Hanseatic City. Room: ARH 302 at 7.15pm
Christopher Kloeble: writer in residence at Grinnell College.
21 November 2013
Talk by Dr. Sabine Hake "Exiled in the American Century: Revisiting the Hollywood Anti-Nazi Film" at Grinnell College. Bucksbaum 152 at 4.15pm.
20 November 2013
Screening of Billy Wilder's One Two Three followed by a Q & A with film historian Sabine Hake. Sponsored by the Cultural Films Committee at Grinnell College.
April 15th, 2013
Assistant Professor Matthias Rothe from the University of Minnesota visits Grinnell Campus to give a campus-wide talk on the GDR, "DDR in Facts and Anecdotes," and to guest lecture in two German classes on socialist realism.
Jens Sparschuh: writer in residence at Grinnell College.
February 28, 2013
German video artist Janne Hoeltermann visits Grinnell College to visit classes and to give an artist talk "Choreographing Space" about her work on digital photography and video.
October 9, 2012
German writer Lucy Fricke visits Grinnell campus and reads from her work "Ich habe Freunde mitgebracht."