Panel Discussion: “Radical Liaisons and Race: Germany and the United States in the Global Sixties“
March 8, 2011, 6-7:45 pm.
Parsons The New School for Design. 68 5th Avenue, room 101, NY
Sponsors: Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research/Eugene Lang College; The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture
Maria Höhn, Vassar College. Co-author, with Martin Klimke, of “A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany“ (Palgrave Macmillan)
Martin Klimke, Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute and the Heidelberg Center for American Studies at the University of Heidelberg. Author of “The Other Alliance: Student Protest in the United States and West Germany in the Global Sixties“ (Princeton); co-author, with Maria Höhn, of “A Breath of Freedom: The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs, and Germany“ (Palgrave Macmillan)
Jeremy Varon, The New School for Social Research/Eugene Lang College. Author of “Bringing the War Home: The Weather Underground, the Red Army Faction, and Revolutionary Violence in the Sixties and Seventies”
Norbert Frei, The New School, Theodor Heuss Professor, 2010-11 and the Chair for Modern History at the Friedrich-Schiller-Universität in Jena. Author of “1968: Youth Revolt and Global Protest, 1945“ and “Us: The Third Reich in the Consciousness of the Germans,“ among others.