2015: Ruth Behar — Dreams of Sefarad

Project Description

Professor Ruth Behar, Victor Haim Perera Collegiate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, moves between the personal essay and poetry, history and ethnography, exile and diaspora in such places as Istanbul, Havana, Miami, New York, and Seattle in this 2015 lecture series, “Dreams of Sefarad: Explorations of Modern Sephardic Identity.”

Lecture 1: Sephardic Places: Loss & Memory

Lecture 2: Sephardim: Longing & Reinvention