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Performing Exile: New Approaches to the Study of Refugees from Nazi Europe

November 17, 2023 Eastern Time
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This workshop brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars working on displacement and forced migration from Nazi-controlled Europe. Its participants ask how refugees from Nazism reimagined their sense of home and their identities as Europeans and/or Jews after their flight? Participating scholars draw on the methods of performance studies to complicate older paradigms that emphasized such dynamics as Americanization and unidirectional assimilation into host-countries, providing fresh approaches to the study of migration, family, gender, and identity.

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Sponsored by the Strassler Center fro Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Department of History

Email Program Manager Robyn Conroy ( for more information or to register for the conference.