Miriam Yosef, artist, author and educator, works with a focus on critique of power and empowerment. Miriam is a PhD candidate at the International Graduate Center for the Study of Culture (GCSC) at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen and a research fellow at ELES. Her research concentrates on Critical Race Theory and ashkenormativity. She is co-founder of the Initiative Jewish & Intersectional, an initiative for antisemitism-critical educational work & curation in feminist contexts, as well as the collective Salon der Perspektiven, the initiative formulates critical perspectives in cultural work. She is also co-editor of the magazine “Yallah Salon” which is published by the publishing house edition assemblage. In 2020, Miriam founded the Institute for Affirmative Sabotage together with Thu Hoài Tran. Their play “A Reminder that We Are Many” premiered at the Nuremberg State Theatre in the 2020/2021 season. In autumn 2021 “A Reminder that We Are Many” was published in the first issue of the DRAMA magazine for scenic literature. Miriam lives and works in Bochum.
Updated May 2022
More from Miriam Yosef
Miriam Yosef at the Jewish Women Empowerment Summit
Miriam Yosef was mentioned in an article entitled “Beim Jewish Women Empowerment Summit wurde über Intersektionalität diskutiert” for Jüdische Allgemeine.
Why feminists should talk about Antisemitism more often
Senior Fellow Miriam Yosef founded the Initiative Jewish & intersectional. Miriam Yosef gave an interview to ze.tt, where she speaks about why feminists should talk about Antisemitism more often.
I Am Not Exotic – I Am Exhausted
Empowerment workshop for Black People & People of Color with the aim to develop strategies to deal constructively with experiences of racism.
Announcing the 2018 Humanity in Action Fellows