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February 22- Leo Spitzer to speak on his immigration to the US from Bolivia

Posted by on Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Past Events, Uncategorized.

Leo Spitzer to speak on his immigration to the US from Bolivia

February 22

Commons Center, Room 235

7:00 pm

Leo Spitzer is Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College and Visiting Professor of Oral History at Columbia University). Among his many works are Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism, Lives in Between: Assimilation and Marginality in Austria, Bolivia, and West Africa, and (coauthored with Marianne Hirsch) Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory. His presentation will draw upon his memoir of his immigration to the US from Bolivia in the 1950s.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Jewish Encounters: Enmity, Amity, and Engagement  – The VU Program in Jewish Studies Speakers Series 2015-16