Windham chairs panel at German Studies Association conference

Scott Windham, Assistant Professor of German, chaired a panel on filmmaker Fatih Akin at the recent German Studies Association international conference.

The panel focused on issues of ethnicity and identity in Akin’s films. Akin is a German of Turkish descent. Windham’s presentation was on the depiction of Germany in Akin’s films as both a welcoming home and a hostile environment for Turkish Germans.