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About the event

Join the Sephardic Studies Program at the Stroum Center for Jewish Studies and the Seattle Public Library for a conversation with Dr. Devin E. Naar and Dr. Sarah Abrevaya Stein about her new book, Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century.

Note: Seating for this lecture is first come, first served, and no RSVP is required. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. We cannot guarantee late seating.

About the book

Explore the intertwined histories of Sephardic Jewry through the personal correspondence of the Levy family from Salonica. In “Family Papers,” Stein weaves together a narrative of the Sephardic diaspora through the lens of one family during the most tumultuous moment in European history.

About the author

Sarah Abrevaya Stein is the Maurice Amado Endowed Chair in Sephardic Studies and Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies at the University of California Los Angeles. She is also co-editor (with David Biale of UCD) of Stanford University Press Series in Jewish History and Culture and co-editor (with Tony Michels and Ken Moss) of Jewish Social Studies. She is the author or editor of nine books, and her books and articles have won numerous prizes, including two National Jewish Book Awards, the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.