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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Jewish Studies Colloquium Series presents Borinsky's Talk

Join the Jewish Studies Colloquium Series for Alicia Borinsky's talk "How Did You Get Here? Jewish Self Invention and the Culture of Exile" on Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 12:00-1:30pm in room 325 Nicholson Hall.

Alicia Borinsky will focus on the Diaspora and its tales of displacement and integration.
Alicia Borinsky is a scholar, novelist poet who writes in English and in Spanish. She has won prestigious awards, such as the Latino Award for Fiction and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is the author of several books and numerous articles published in Latin America, the United States and Europe. Her most recent book titles are: Frivolous Women and Other Sinners/Frívolas y pecadoras (Chicago: Swan Isle Press, 2010) and One -Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile (San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2011). She has taught at Johns Hopkins, Brown, Washington University in St.Louis and Harvard. Currently she is Professor of Latin American and Comparative Literature and Director of the Cultural Studies Program in Buenos Aires at Boston University.
This Event is Free & Open to the Public
A Light Lunch will be Provided
Co-sponsored by: UofM Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, Institute for Global Studies,Institute for Advanced Study, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies,English Department, Department for Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Nicholson Hall is located at 216 Pillsbury Dr SE on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus. For more information, please contact The Center for Jewish Studies at: 612-624-4914 or by e-mail at jwst@umn.edu.
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