Cerue Diggs

diggsBetween the Cracks: Consideration of Gender in the Accounts of Afro-German Experiences under Hitler.

Cerue Diggs is an enthusiastic germanist and teacher. After a career in hospitality management, she obtained a Ph.D. in Germanic Studies in 2008 from the University of Maryland-College Park. There she was first exposed to the African Diaspora in Germany. Her dissertation titled, Brazil after Humboldt- Triangular Perceptions and the Colonial Gaze in Nineteenth-Century German Travel Narratives, focuses on perceptions of German identity in travel journals of German explorers. She is currently a lecturer of German at Howard University. Her recent scholarly work follows the experiences of Black Germans. A book article titled „Oppositional Pedagogies or Pedagogies of Opposition” is scheduled for publication later on this year.

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