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Priscilla Layne

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Priscilla Layne

Priscilla Layne is a PhD candidate in the Department of German at UC Berkeley, where she researches issues of rebellion in German literature, music, and film. After receiving her BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Chicago in 2003, Priscilla served as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Berlin and researched the left-wing skinhead scene with a grant from the Study Foundation of the Berlin House of Representatives. She also interned as a translator for the Deutsche Welle in Bonn. She has presented papers at Westfälische-Wilhelm-Universität in Münster, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and at the 106th Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association at Pomona College.

Articles by Priscilla Layne

The Knowledge Holder Doesn’t Choke on Cleverness
By Feridun Zaimoglu
Feridun Zaimoğlu’s Koppstoff: Kanaka Sprak vom Rande der Gesellschaft (1998) presents the fictionalized voices of twenty-six women of Turkish heritage living in Germany. “Koppstoff,”…
Translated from German by Kristin Dickinson, Robin Ellis & Priscilla Layne