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The Absent Epic

The Absent Epic

by Haun Saussy
Epics, China, and the politics of narrative
Truckstops on the Information Superhighway

Truckstops on the Information Superhighway

by Tung-Hui Hu
Ant Farm’s 1970 “Truckstop Network” was borne of the idea that one could reverse the dreary flow of information by taking it into one’s own hands.
Death and the Miner

Death and the Miner

by Rosalind C. Morris
For more than a century, the gold mines of South Africa were the sparkling center of a nation. Today, itinerant migrant miners scavenge their ruins.
Revitalizing Public Discourse

Revitalizing Public Discourse

by Michael Sandel
Populism, Trump, and the future of democracy
Out of This World

Out of This World

by Priscilla Layne
Whence Afro-German Afrofuturism?
Becoming a White Man in the Theater

Becoming a White Man in the Theater

by P. Carl
"I have gone through a gender transition. I joined a club. I became a white man."
Lose Your Tail

Lose Your Tail

by Josh Kun
The 2018 commencement speech to graduates of Bard College Berlin
Listening through the Iron Curtain

Listening through the Iron Curtain

by Peter Schmelz
An intimate history of musical exchange
The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

by Paul Reitter
The brilliant, searing, and even hilarious account of life as a Talmudic prodigy
Nicole’s Father Is Not German

Nicole’s Father Is Not German

by Kristen Renwick Monroe
What difference does difference make?
The Names

The Names

by Carole Maso
What's in a name? A universe of meaning, carved by history.
The Tide Was Always High

The Tide Was Always High

by Josh Kun
Music and musicians from Latin America are an inextricable part of the development of Los Angeles as a modern musical city.

This is the online edition of the Berlin Journal. A Magazine from the American Academy in Berlin

Publisher: American Academy in Berlin

Editor: R. Jay Magill, Jr.

Managing Editor: Sophie Maaß

Copyright © 2000-2019 American Academy in Berlin and the Authors. ISSN 1610-6490.

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