Nov 30th: “Modern Germany’s Cognitive Dissonance on Racism & its Roots in Karl May’s Legacy” at Brandeis University

In cooperation with the Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, USA, we’ll do an online film screening and discussion with viewers and students on Monday, 30 November 2020.

“Most Americans don’t know who Karl May is, and Germans no longer read his “American Indian” fiction that once inspired generations. Fewer still connect its legacy to persistent “acceptable” racism in all facets of German society, despite research clearly linking the stereotyping of “Others” to the rise of Eurocentrism, normalized intolerance and white supremacist ideology in western society.”

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