Priscilla Layne is an associate professor of German at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At the Academy, she’s completing work on her second book, Out of this World: Afro-Germa...
Lisa and Heinrich Arnhold Lecture
Afrofuturism—The Future Is Unwritten
Poet and dramaturg Philipp Khabo Koepsell will present a number of his texts; Academy fellow Priscilla Layne will address how his work draws on Afrofuturism, and the two will speak about the topics of black masculinity, German norms, and the influence of African American culture, especially hip hop, in Germany.
The event is part of “Literatur Jetzt! 2018 – Sieg über die Sonne,” a literature festival presented by Livelyrix e. V. and the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
In cooperation with the Technische Universität Dresden. Supported by the program 360º – Fund for New City Cultures by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.
To purchase tickets, please visit the Literatur Jetzt Festival 2018 website.