Annette Seidel-Arpacı received an MA in Modern Jewish Studies and is currently working on a doctorate in the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Leeds. Her PhD thesis discusses cultural and political self-positioning of women and men from ‘minorities’ in reunited Germany in relation to the Holocaust. She has published (in German) on feminisms and racisms, and her most recent publication is ‘Kant in ”Deutsch-Samoa”, Lübeck und Gollwitz: Hospitalität in einem deutschen Kontext’, in Spricht die Subalterne deutsch? Migration und Postkoloniale Kritik, ed. by Hito Steyerl and Encarnación Gutiérrez Rodríguez, (Münster: Unrast , 2003).
Naomi Alderman and Annette Seidel-Arpacı, Imaginary Para-Sites of the Soul: Vampires and Representations of ‘Blackness’ and ‘Jewishness’ in the Buffy/Angelverse. Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies 10 (2003). http://www.slayage.tv/essays/slayage10/Alderman_&_Seidel-Arpaci.htm.