Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano

Project Description

Oscar Aguirre-MandujanoHometown: Mexico City, Mexico

Currently: Ph.D. Student in the Interdisciplinary Program in Near and Middle Eastern Studies

Stroum Center involvement: Oscar was a Jewish Studies Graduate Fellow in 2013-14 (Mickey Sreebny Memorial Scholarship)

Quote: “The Jewish Studies Graduate Fellowship connected me with students and faculty who are in different fields, but who are all interested in the same essential questions as I am. It also helped to connect me with the Jewish community at large.”

Read more about Oscar’s research in Turkey in his blog post, “My Winter in Istanbul“, and about his experiences learning Ladino at the University of Washington in his piece, “Learning Ladino, A Language I Already Knew.”

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