Research

Publications

“Review Essay of Rethinking Black German Studies: Approaches, Interventions and Histories.” Review of Rethinking Black German Studies: Approaches, Interventions and Histories, Edited by Tiffany Florvil and Vanessa Plumly, German Studies Review, (Forthcoming in 2020).

“Sarah Thomas”. Misogyny in American Culture: Causes, Trends, and Solutions, Edited by Letizia Guglielmo, Greenwood Press, Fall 2018.

Digital Humanities

“Postwar Anti-Racist Activism in Germany.” VisualEyes, Virginia Center for Digital History, 2018, http://www.viseyes.org/visualeyes/?-2223.

Dissertation

Death, Deportation, Violence, Silence: Refugee Activism against Precarity In Germany, Dissertation, University of Colorado Boulder, 2019.

Translations

Frazier-Rath, Emily (Translator). Neysan Zölzer and Jan Körting (Authors). Heritage and Daily Life in Asmara’s Historical City Center. Thesis. German to English Translation. 2017. (Not yet published)

Feedback “Emily, I’m seriously impressed by your work and so excited to see the end result…This is an outstanding piece of translation. Totally unexpected and very happy! Thanks so much for your diligence. I’m now considering having another chapter translated too.”

Conference Presentations

“Roma Refugee Activisms against Deportation: The Prizreni Brothers’ Projects in Kosovo and Germany.” Coalition of Women in German Annual Conference, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, October 17-19, 2019. Poster Presentation.

“Refugee Texts in the German Studies Classroom: Teaching and Hospitality.” Diversity, Decolonization, and the German Curriculum Bi-annual Conference, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, March 1-3, 2019. Collaborative project with Beverly Weber (Univ. of Colorado Boulder).

“Graduate Studies, Hiring, and the Job Market: Feminist Ethical Practices.” Coalition of Women in German Annual Conference, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, October 18-21, 2018. Session Co- Organizer with Dr. Elizabeth Bridges (Rhodes College).

“Diversifying the Nation State: Pedagogical Moves for the 21st Century.” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention, Nashville, Tennessee, November 17-19, 2017.

“Speculative Feminisms: Transnational Connection and Collaboration.” Coalition of Women in German Annual Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, October 26-29, 2017. Collaborative project with Maria Stehle (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Pinar Tuzcu (Univ. of Kassel), and Beverly Weber (Univ. of Colorado Boulder).

“Refugee Protests and Potentials in Germany: Creating Community, Precarious Activism, and Challenging the Exclusiveness of Humanity.” MLA Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 5-8, 2017.

“Von Migrantinnen, für Alle”: Re-thinking Migrazine through the Lens of Precarity. Coalition of Women in German Annual Conference, Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania, October 23-26, 2014.

Considering ‘Feminism’: Blogged Musings, Turkish-(German)s and the German National Imaginary. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, April 26-28, 2013.

When Agency Disappears: Feminist Framings of the German Headscarf Debate and Constructions of Germanness. Focus on German Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of Cincinnati, Oct. 19-20, 2012.

Institute, Seminar, and Colloquium Participation

Participant in the Southeast German Studies Workshop. Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, March 26-27, 2020 (Upcoming).

Fellow for the 23rdAnnual HEF Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization. Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, June 24-July 6, 2018.

Participant in Jewish Studies Graduate Student Colloquium (Several meetings each semester). University of Colorado Boulder. 2017-present.

Participant in the “Feminist Scholar-Activism and the Politics of Affect” Seminar. German Studies Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 5-8, 2017.

Participant in the “Materialism, Affect, and Queer Relationality in German Studies” Seminar. German Studies Association Annual Conference, San Diego, California, September 29-October 2, 2016.

Participant in the “Borders, Borderthinking, Borderlands” Summer Institute. University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, May 16-26, 2015.

Presentations at CU Boulder

“Precarity, Refugees, and ‘Crisis’.” Class Guest Lecture, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. November 27, 2017.

“Visual Representations of the ‘Refugee Crisis’ in Germany and France.” Class Guest Lecture, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. February 13, 2017.

“Die ‘Flüchtlingskrise’ in Deutschland.” Class Guest Lecture, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. November 18, 2016.

“Von Migrantinnen, für Alle”: Re-thinking Race and Popfeminism. CU-Cornell PhD Symposium, University of Colorado Boulder, May 9-10, 2014.

Works in Progress

“Sexualized Violence and Racialized Others: Refugee Activisms and Constructions of Difference in Post-Cologne Germany,” Article.

“Review Essay of White Rebels in Black: Appropriating Black Popular Culture in Postwar Germany.” Review of White Rebels in Black: Appropriating Black Popular Culture in Postwar Germany, Written by Priscilla Layne, H-Net Reviews, (Forthcoming in 2020).

“Review Essay of Representations of Muslim Women in Germany Popular Culture, 1990-2015.” Review of Representations of Muslim Women in Germany Popular Culture, 1990-2015, Written by Lauren Selfe, Feminist German Studies, (Forthcoming in 2020).