Publications and Events


Marion Kraft. "The Creative Use of Difference", in: Stella Bolaki and Sabine Broeck (Eds.). Audre Lorde's Transnational Legacies. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 2015.

New Essays

Marion Kraft. "Bonds of Sisterhood - Breaking of Silences", in: Bolaki/Broeck, 2015

Marion Kraft. "On Difference and SamenessHow Audre Lorde inspired my work", in: Gloria Joseph (Ed,) The Wind is Spirit,  Villarosa Media, 2016.

Marion Kraft. "Building Cross-Cultural Bridges: Audre Lorde's Liaisons with Black Germany", in: Sharmilla Beezmohun (Ed.). Continental Shifts - Shifts in Perception: Black Cultures and Identitiies in Euriope. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.

Study Guide


Hannover, October 27, 2012

Perlen - Filmfestival Hannover: Screening and Discussion - Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984 - 1992.

Berlin, November 21, 2012

Book Launch and Readings: Audre Lorde und die Schwarze Frauenbewegung in Deutschland, edited by Peggy Piesche. Berlin: Orlanda, 2012. Venue: Volksbühne, Rosa Luxemburg Platz, 10178 Berlin, 8 pm.

March 15, 2013: The University of Toronto. Panel Discussion

The Contemporary Urgencies of Audre Lorde

Jorgensen Lecture "Bonds of Sisterhood - Breaking of Silences" Indiana University, Bloomington, March 18, 2013

Black German Heritage and Research Association, Amherst, Mass., August 10, 2013: "Challenges, Actions and Visions - Perspectives on the Black German Experience."

Paper "Building Cross-Cultural Bridges - Audre Lorde's Liaisons with Black Germany": Afroeuropeans IV: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe. 1 - 4 October 2013, School of Advanced Study, University of London

With Performer Vinie Burrows and Writer David Henderson at the Goethe-Instittut New York, March 20, 2013

Munich, January 16, 2014 Penal Discussion "Decolonizing Ourselves" at the Exhibition "Decolonize München"

"Audre Lorde's Poetry", Lecture and Exhibition Opening at the John-F.-Kennedy-Institute, Berlin, June 19, 2014.

London, April 24, 2015

SOAS - University of London: "Black Diaspora Feminisms: Audre Lorde and the Emergence of Black Feminism in Germany"

Münster, September 18, 2015.

Afroeuropeans Conference V: "Transatlantic Connections, Memory, Postmemory and Memoir of Black Germans of the Postwar Generation"