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Audre Lorde-Visiting Professorship for Intersectional Diversity Studies

Prof. Dr. Maisha M. Auma has accepted the first Audre Lorde Visiting Professorship of the Berlin University Alliance. The “Audre Lorde-Visiting Professorship for Intersectional Diversity Studies” is intended to diversely shape Berlin as a research hub on par with the reality of urban society. The visiting professorship is named after the Caribbean-American writer, library scientist, and English professor Audre Lorde.

As an educational scientist and gender researcher, Maisha M. Auma bundles and updates research approaches that deal with unevenly distributed social power, privilege structures, and barriers to inclusion. In the interview, Maisha M Auma talks about her seminar series “Yallah Diversity!”, the diversity network DiGENet, and the diversity of Berlin research.

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