• BGHRA Convention 2013

    We are pleased to announce the Third Annual International Convention of the Black German Heritage & Research Association to be held August 8-11, 2013 at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.
  • Conference Features

    The conference will feature a keynote address by Maisha Eggers, Professor of Childhood and Diversity Studies at the University of Magdeburg, a screening of the 1952 film “Toxi” and presentations by guest artists Sharon Dodua Otoo and Sandrine Micossé-Aikins, editors of “The Little Book of Big Visions: How To Be an Artist and Revolutionize the World"
  • Flexible Accommodations

    The many choices in accommodations available ensure a pleasant and comfortable stay for all our guests, even those on a limited budget.
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Sponsors

The Black German Heritage & Research Association and the Convention Planning Committee wish to express their profound gratitude for the generosity of the following sponsors:

Amherst College: Office of the President; Dean of the Faculty; Center for Community Engagement; American Studies; Black Studies; English; European Studies; German; History; Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought; Political Science; Women's and Gender Studies

Hampshire College: Africana Studies; Childhood, Youth, and Learning; European Studies

Mount Holyoke College: African American and African Studies; German Studies; European Studies

Smith College: German Studies; Women and Gender Studies

University of Massachusetts:  Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts; Dean of the Graduate School; Afro-American Studies; DEFA Film Library; German and Scandinavian Studies; History; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Modern European Studies; STPEC; Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies

Five College Women's Studies Research Center

Five Colleges, Inc., Amherst

The Collegium for African American Research (CAAR)

The Max Kade Foundation

Featured Artists

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Sharon Otoo:Witnessed:The Little Book of Big Visions. How to be an Artist and Revolutionize the World

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Sandrine Micossé-Aikins : Editor: Witnessed Series  "Edition Assemblage"