Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members
Join scholar and lecturer Dorothee Schneider in exploring the immigration laws prior to, during and after World War II. She will address the ramifications for the Jewish communities of Europe and the United States in relation to the challenges experienced by the Strnad family on both sides of the Atlantic.
Dorothee Schneider, who specializes in 19th century immigrant and labor history, is a lecturer for the history department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Munich, Germany and has authored many articles and book chapters including, “The United States Government and the Investigation of European Emigration in the Open Door Era”, Citizenship and Those Who Leave: The Politics of Immigration and Expatriation in Europe (2007) and “European Immigrants Look at Their Americanization, Paths of Integration: Migrants in Western Europe” (2006).
This series is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Comparative Ethnic Studies Program and History Department at UWM and was developed in collaboration with Rachel I. Buff, Associate History Professor at UWM.
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