Sunday, February 13, 2011

"Memoirs of a Grandmother" - A Talk by Shulamit Magnus

Shulamit Magnus, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, will speak about her book “Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century”
Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 4:30 p.m.
Academic Commons Classroom, Mudd 113

Pauline Wengeroff was the only nineteenth-century Russian Jewish woman to publish a memoir. Shulamit Magnus’s new book, a translation of Wengeroff’s memoir, published by Stanford Unversity Press, recently won the National Jewish Book Award in the Women's Studies Category.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Oberlin College Library.

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