Back to the Future: Two anti-Racist Novels from Austria’s 1920s

Headshot of Peter Hoyng. He is wearing a blue suit in front of a grey backgroundThe Department of German and Russian is pleased to host Dr. Peter Hoeyng, professor of German Studies at Emory College, for the presentation of two books he discovered, edited and co-translated from German into English with Chauncey J. Mellor, professor emeritus at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Both books were published in the 1920s by Austrian authors, offering insights into the European perspective of racial issues in the US in the early 19th century that still resonate today. Professor Hoeyng will do a reading and also talk about both novels during his presentation.

Thursday, April 4
7:00 – 8:15pm
Griffin 6