Jamele C Watkins

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Contact Me

watkinsj@umn.edu
612-625-4898

German Nordic Slavic & Dutch .
327C FolH
9 Pleasant St SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: German Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA.

Specialties

  • German literature
  • black women writers
  • Black/African Diaspora Studies
  • performance studies
  • German Film
Publications
  • Rearticulating Black Feminist Thought in Heimat, bittersuesse Heimat": Watkins, Jamele, University of Nebraska Press, Women in German Yearbook: Feminist Studies in German Literature and Culture, 32 138-151, 2016. Link
  • Performing Oppression and Empowerment in real life: Deutschland: Watkins, Jamele, Tiffany Florvil, Vanessa Plumly, Peter Lang, Rethinking Black German Studies Approaches, Interventions and Histories, Studies in modern German and Austrian literature ; v. 7 , 2018. Link
  • Silence as an Interlocutor in the Diaspora: Olumide Popoola’s this is not about sadness. Watkins, Jamele, DeGruyter, Author, 2019. Link