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Ilan Stavans, "What Remains: The Suitcases Of Charles F. At Willard State Hospital"

Monday, November 30, 2020
7:30pm – 8:30pm


Combining photography and essay in a moving blend of fact and fiction, What Remains reflects on questions of mental health, spirituality, and the Jewish immigrant experience in midcentury America. Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and the author of many books, including Borges, the Jew, On Self-Translation: Meditations on Language, and co-editor of How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish.

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