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Martin Lüthe

Martin Lüthe received his M.A. from Bonn University in the fields of American Studies and Anglo-American History (Cologne) and his Ph.D. from the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture at the University in Gießen. He is an assistant professor at the John-F.-Kennedy Institute for North American Studies (FU Berlin). Lüthe published the monographs “We Missed a Lot of Church, So the Music Is Our Confessional”: Rap and Religion (Lit Verlag, 2008) and Color-Line and Crossing-Over: Motown and Performances of Blackness in 1960s American Culture (WVT, 2011) and is currently working on Functions of Futures: Writing Media Change in Late 19th and Early 20th Century US Culture.