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Out of This World

by Priscilla Layne
Whence Afro-German Afrofuturism?

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

by Josh Kun
The 2018 commencement speech to graduates of Bard College Berlin

Listening through the Iron Curtain

by Peter Schmelz
An intimate history of musical exchange

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

by Kristen Renwick Monroe
What difference does difference make?

The Names

by Carole Maso
What's in a name? A universe of meaning, carved by history.

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.

Artist Portfolio: Ran Ortner

Luscious large-scale paintings of the foaming sea, inspired by a lifetime of surfing.

The Horizontal City

by Michael P. Steinberg
Reflections on Berlin as the horizontalization of New York

Trump and Transatlantic Security

A discussion between Stephen Hadley and Christoph Heusgen New challenges and old grievances have put…

The Mythology of the Sectarian Middle East

by Ussama Makdisi
Divisions within, divisions without

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Editor & Managing Editor: R. Jay Magill, Jr.

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