March 5, 12noon EST | Online | Lecture
A Brief History of the African Diaspora in the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey
Within the framework of our 1 Million Roses for Angela Davis event series, Slavs and Tatars’ Pickle Bar is happy to invite you to an online-lecture by Zavier Wingham that aims to briefly sketch the history of the African diaspora in the late Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey, with particular attention on the legacies of Ottoman slavery.
Through March 30, Tuesdays at 7:00pm EST | Online | Reading Group
Angela Davis Reading Group
This reading group, facilitated by Marian Jones and Natalie Adler, focuses on specific aspects of Davis's work in five different sessions. Texts by Davis are contextualized with writing by her contemporaries, like James Baldwin, as well as recent writing that engages her work and the subjects of prisons, Black feminism, anti-racism, East Germany, and revolution.
Submission Deadline: March 31
Gutekunst Prize of the Friends of Goethe New York
The Gutekunst Prize of the Friends of Goethe New York is open to college students and to all translators under the age of 35 who, at the time the prize is awarded, have not yet published, nor are under contract for, a book-length translation. Each applicant is required to translate a literary text of approximately 15 pages.
Due to the pandemic, the premises of the Goethe-Institut New York near Union Square remain closed to the public until further notice. Our language courses, programs and events continue to take place online. In accordance with the official regulations of the State of New York, we are offering a limited number of language examinations. You can find more information on this website.