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Publications

PD Dr. Heike Raphael-Hernandez

Monographs

Deutsche Verwicklungen in die Transatlantische Sklaverei. Berlin: Aufbau-Verlag, Herbst 2022.

The Utopian Aesthetics of Three African American Women (Toni Morrison, Gloria Naylor, Julie Dash): The Principle of Hope. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.

Fear, Desire, and the Stranger Next Door: Global South Immigration in American Film. Seattle: University of Washington Press (Manuscript submitted; passed internal reviews; currently under external reviews).

(Work in Progress): The Right to Freedom: Slavery in the Caribbean and 18th Century Moravian Church Slave Mission Documents.

Edited Volumes

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Visual Culture. Volume 1: Globalities and Diasporas. Edited by Heike Raphael-Hernandez (General Eds. Barry Sandywell and Martin Hand). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.

German Entanglements in Transatlantic Slavery. Atlantic Studies Journal. Special Issue, 14.4. (2017). With Pia Wiegmink, U Mainz. Reprinted as book: London: Routledge, 2018.

Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. With Leigh Raiford, UC Berkeley.

AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics. New York: New York University Press, 2006. With Shannon Steen, UC Berkeley.

Blackening Europe: The African American Presence. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Holding Their Own: Perspectives on the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US. Tübingen, Germany: Stauffenburg, 2000. With Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, U of Heidelberg.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

“Visualizing Protest: African (Diasporic) Art and Contemporary Mediterranean Crossings.” With Cheryl Finley and Leigh Raiford. In:Transnational Perspectives on Black Resistance. Special Issue. Eds. Obenland, Frank, et al. Journal of Transnational American Studies 10.1 (Summer 2019): 315-332. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/9d38d17t#main

Finley, Cheryl, Leigh Raiford, and Heike Raphael-Hernandez. “Visualizing Protest: African (Diasporic) Art and Contemporary Mediterranean Crossings.” In: Transnational Perspectives on Black Resistance. Journal of Transnational American Studies. Special Issue. Eds. Obenland, Frank, et al. (2019): in preparation.

“The Right to Freedom: Eighteenth-century Slave Resistance and Early Moravian Missions in the Danish West Indies and Dutch Suriname.” In: German Entanglements in Transatlantic Slavery. Atlantic Studies Journal. Special Issue. Eds. Heike Raphael-Hernandez and Pia Wiegmink. 14.4. (2017): 457-475. Print. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14788810.2017.1366236

Introduction. German Entanglements in Transatlantic Slavery. With Pia Wiegmink. In: German Entanglements in Transatlantic Slavery. Atlantic Studies Journal. Special Issue. Eds. Heike Raphael-Hernandez and Pia Wiegmink. 14.4. (2017): 419-435. Print. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14788810.2017.1366009.

“Black Caribbean Empowerment and Early Eighteenth-Century Moravian Missions Documents,” Slavery & Abolition (10 July 2014): Online Publication, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0144039X.2014.935207; 36.2 (June 2015): 319-334. Print. 

“’I am not running, I am choosing’: Black Feminist Empowerment and the Continuation of a Literary Tradition in Filmmakers Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust (1991) and Dee Rees’ Pariah (2011),” Ostrava Journal of English Philology 6.2 (2014): 7-20.

“White Masculinity in Crisis: Hollywood’s Remedy in Gran Torino (2008) and Crossing Over (2009),” Men and Masculinities (resubmitted after peer-reviews).

Articles

“Imagining New Spaces: A Conversation with Charl Landvreugd.”  In: Knowing Migration, Imagining Migration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives across Visual and Textual Spheres. Eds. Jennifer Leetsch, Miriam Wallraven, and Fredericke Middelhoff. DeGruyter, 2022.

„Sklaverei und Rassismus in den USA“. In: Gegen Ausgrenzung, Rassismus und Hass. Vom richtigen Umgang mit den „Anderen“. Ed. Eric Hilgendorf. Peter Lang: 2021.

“European Explorers, Travelers, and Images.” In: The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Visual Culture. Volume 1: Globalities and Diasporas. Ed. Heike Raphael-Hernandez (General Eds. Barry Sandywell and Martin Hand). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.

“Refugee Crises, Western Politics, Sea Crossings, and Images.” In: The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Visual Culture. Volume 1: Globalities and Diasporas. Ed. Heike Raphael-Hernandez (General Eds. Barry Sandywell and Martin Hand). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.

“The ‘New’ Hollywood and Beyond: Women, Migration, and Cultural Victimhood.” In: Women and Migration: Volume 2. Eds. Deborah Willis, Ellyn Toscana, Kalia Brooks, and Cheryl Finley. New York: New York University Press, 2021.

“Envisioning Freedom Futures: Ernst Bloch’s not yet and Early Eighteenth-Century Slave Societies in the Danish West Indies and Dutch Suriname.” In: Cherishing the Past, Envisioning the Future. Entangled Practises of Heritage and Utopia in the Americas. Olaf Kaltmeier, Mirko Petersen, Wilfried Raussert, and Julia Roth, eds. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2019. In Print.

“Not-Yet: Overcoming Trauma and the Principle of Hope in Julie Dash’s Daughter of the Dust.” In: We Carry These Memories Inside of We: Daughters of the Dust and the Black Arts Aesthetic of Filmmaker Julie Dash. Patricia Williams Lessane and Consuela Francis, eds. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2018. 52-81.

“When Home Meets Diaspora at the Door of No Return: Cinematic Encounters in Sankofa (1993) and Little Senegal (2001).” In: Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture. Leigh Raiford and Heike Raphael-Hernandez, eds. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. 236-252.

Introduction (with Leigh Raiford). In: Migrating the Black Body: The African Diaspora and Visual Culture. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. 3-9.

“From White Gaze to Black Female Resistance: ‘Street Lit’ and Popular Cultural Productions in Black Feminist Theorizing.” In: Black Feminist Literary Criticism: Past and Present. Karla Kovalová, ed. New York: Peter Lang, 2016. 113-132.

“Urban Fiction.” In: Oxford Bibliographies in African American Studies. Gene Jarrett, editor-in-chief. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. www.oxfordbibliographies.com

“The Contemporary African Diaspora.” In: Oxford Bibliographies in African American Studies. Gene Jarrett, editor-in-chief. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. www.oxfordbibliographies.com

 „Deutsche Verwicklung in transatlantische Sklaverei.“ Sklaverei. Special Issue. Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte. Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Dezember 2015): 35-40.

“’Yes, I will blow up this place, but first I have my coffee.’ Representations of Arab Americans in Post-9/11 American Films.” In: Arab American Literature and Culture. Alfred Hornung and Martina Kohl, eds. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012. 121-149.

“’White America Graciously Giving Way to Its Non-White Future’: When Hollywood Attempts To Go Postcolonial.” In: In Other Words: Theorizing Postcoloniality, Race and Ethnicity.

Ewa Luczak, Justyna Wierzchwoska, and Joanna Ziarkowska, eds. Frankfurt/Main: Peter Lang, 2011. 168-180.

“Since White and Black are Not Just Jersey Colors: The Study of Black Europe.” Diaspora (Spring 2009): 8-9.

“’…it takes some time to learn the right words’: The Vietnam War in African American Novels.” In: AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics. Heike Raphael-Hernandez and Shannon Steen, eds. New York: New York University Press, 2006. 103-123.

Introduction (with Shannon Steen). In: AfroAsian Encounters: Culture, History, Politics. Heike Raphael-Hernandez and Shannon Steen, eds. New York: New York University Press, 2006. 1-16.

“Germany.” In: Global Perspectives on the United States. Karen Christensen and David Levinson, eds. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2006. 242-249.

“When Passion Makes Ideas Travel: In Memory of Katharine Newman.” (with Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, Alfred Hornung, William Boelhower, Rocio Davis). MELUS 29.3-4 (Fall/Winter 2004): 469-80.

“’Niggas’ and ‘Skins’: Nihilism among African American Youth in Low-income Urban Communities and East German Youth in Satellite Cities, Small Towns, and Rural Areas.” In: Blackening Europe. The African American Presence. Heike Raphael-Hernandez, ed. New York: Routledge, 2003. 285-302.

Introduction. In: Blackening Europe. The African American Presence. Heike Raphael-Hernandez, ed. New York: Routledge, 2003. 1-10.

“’The First Animal I Killed was a Gook.’ The Vietnam War and its Legacy in African American and Native American Novels.” In: Literature on the Move: Comparing Diasporic Ethnicities. Dominique Marcais, Marc Niemeier and Cathy Waegner, eds. Heidelberg, Germany: Winter Verlag, 2002. 131-146.

“The ‘Non-Existent’ Vietnam War in African American Novels: A Question of Shared Guilt?” In: The 1960s and Their Legacy: A Turbulent Decade. Jürgen Heideking and Jörg Helbig, eds. Heidelberg, Germany: Winter Verlag, 2000. 287-301.

“A Journey to Independence. Toni Morrison’s Beloved and the Critical Utopia.” In: Flip Side. New Critical Essays on American Literature. Monika Hoffmann and Klaus H. Schmidt, eds. Frankfurt/ Main, Germany: Peter Lang, 1994. 43-60.

Contributions to Reference Works

“Morrison, Toni. Home.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2017. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“King, Lily. Euphoria.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2015. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“King, Lily. Biogramm.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2015. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Fowler, Karen Joy. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2015. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Fowler, Karen Joy. Biogramm.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2015. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Phillips, Jayne Anne. Biogramm.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2011. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Phillips, Jayne Anne. Lark and Termite.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2011. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Scott, Joanna. Biogramm.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2011. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Scott, Joanna. Follow Me.“ Kindlers Literatur Lexikon Online. Third Edition. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 2011. <http://www.kll-online.de>.

“Hopkins, Pauline. Biogramm.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2009. Bd. 7: 650.

“Hopkins, Pauline. Contending Forces.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2009. Bd. 7: 650.

“McMillan, Terry. Biogramm.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2009. Bd. 11: 99.

“McMillan, Terry. Das erzählerische Werk.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2009. Bd. 11:99-100.

“Petry, Ann. Biogramm.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2009. Bd. 12: 766.

“Petry, Ann. Das erzählerische Werk.” Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. 3rd ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2009. Bd. 12: 766.

“Blanco, Roberto.” Encyclopedia of Blacks in European History and Culture. Ed. Eric Marlone. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009. 79-80.

“Fortuna, Ignatius.“ Encyclopedia of Blacks in European History and Culture. Ed. Eric Marlone. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009. 217-18.

Reviews

Whose Detroit? Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City by Heather Ann  Thompson. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. The New Americanist (2019): 131-32.

Looking Back on the Vietnam War: Twenty-first-century Perspectives by Brenda M. Boyle and Jeehyun Lim, eds. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. The Journal of American History (2017): In Print.

Re-Imagining Nature’s Nation: Native American and Native Hawaiian Literature, Environment, and Empire by Claudia Deetjen. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. Anglia 135.4 (2017): 1-4.

The Black Pacific Narrative: Geographic Imaginings of Race and Empire between the World Wars by Etsuko Taketani. Hanover: Dartmouth College Press, 2014. The Journal of American History (2015): 214.

Constructs of Home in Gloria Naylor’s Quartet by Claudia Drieling. Würzburg: Königshausen und Winter, 2011. Anglistik 25.1 (2014): 225-226.

Faith Matters. Religion, Ethnicity, and Survival in Louise Erdrich’s and Toni Morrison’s Fiction by Bärbel Höttges. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2007. American Studies 55.1 (2010): 179-180.

“We Shall Independent Be”: African American Place Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the United States by Angel Davis Nieves and Leslie M. Alexander, eds. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2008. European Journal of American Studies (Summer 2009): <http://ejas.revues.org/sommaire7493.html>.

Recasting Race after World War II. Germans and African Americans in American-Occupied Germany by Timothy L. Schroer. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2007. Journal of American History (September 2008): 120.

Black Women’s Activism. Reading African American Women’s Historical Romances by Rita B. Dandridge. New York: Peter Lang, 2004. American Studies 51.2 (2006): 246-247.

Revolutions and Watersheds. Transatlantic Dialogues 1775-1815, by W.M. Verhoeven and Beth Dolan Kautz. European Journal of English Studies 5.1 (April 2001): 115-116.

Podcasts and Interviews

Podcast (UR podcast : 970.wav):
Rassismus in Deutschland. Moderation Anna Törke und Rebecca Bück. 6. Juni 2021.
https://ur-wuerzburg.de/rassismus-in-deutschland-970-wav/
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5YJTMUOrxQyD4g8PfTaAVp?si=-EhzpqGoSimgX0o2y-1rfw

Podcast (JMU Podcast):
African American Lifeworlds. A panel discussion with Nigel Hatton, Kilian Ntomchukwu, Josephine Fontaine, Heike Raphael-Hernandez and Catrin Gersdorf. June 6, 2020.
https://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/aktuelles/podcast/african-american-lifeworlds/

Podcast (JMU Podcast):
Die Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte & Der Transatlantische Sklavenhandel. Ein Interview mit Dr. Heike Raphael-Hernandez. September 2020.
https://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/aktuelles/podcast/die-deutsche-kolonialgeschichte-der-transatlantische-sklavenhandel/

Podcast (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften):
In der Reihe "Erinnerungskulturen": "Deutsche Verwicklungen in den transatlantischen Sklavenhandel". January 2021
https://badw.de/die-akademie/presse/podcast/podcast-details/detail/deutsche-verwicklungen-in-den-transatlantischen-sklavenhandel.html

Interview (Deutschlandfunk/Kultur) :
Auf den Spuren der Ahnen. Die genetische Erforschung der Sklaverei.
Mit Michael Stang. November 26, 2020.
https://www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de/auf-den-spuren-der-ahnen-die-genetische-erforschung-der.976.de.html?dram:article_id=488221

Interview (Spiegel.de):
"Deutsche Kolonialisten. Zum Reichtum durch Sklavenhandel". Ein Interview von Uwe Klußmann. June 18, 2020.
https://www.spiegel.de/geschichte/deutsche-kolonialisten-im-kaiserreich-reich-durch-sklavenhandel-a-4bb86902-a962-4118-9df9-3b97c6c03b90

Interview (Mainpost):
"Was Rassismus von Diskriminierung unterscheidet". Ein Interview von Natalie Greß. June 14, 2020.
https://www.mainpost.de/regional/wuerzburg/was-rassismus-von-diskriminierung-unterscheidet-art-10457743

Interview (Mainpost):
"Nach Fussball Spielabbruch wegen N-Wort: Warum es dafür keine Entschuldigung gibt".
Ein Interview von Natalie Greß. December, 13, 2020.
https://www.mainpost.de/sport/nach-fussball-spielabbruch-wegen-n-wort-warum-es-dafuer-keine-entschuldigung-gibt-art-10540045