"University in Exile: Refugee Scholars, the New School for Social Research, and the German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection"
The program "University in Exile: Refugee Scholars, the New School for Social Research, and the German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection" sponsored by the University Libraries, Center for Jewish Studies, and the College of Arts and Sciences was presented on Thursday, October 12, 2006, in the Standish Room of the Science Library. The program included: Dr. Claus-Dieter Krohn’s discussion of this unique period of immigration; Dr. Johannes Evelein’s discussion of the role of émigré writers in American intellectual history; and Dr. John M. Spalek’s discussion of the founding and growth of the German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection at the University at Albany Libraries. The German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection in the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives consists of more than 1,500 cubic feet of personal papers, organizational records, political pamphlets, tape recordings, photographs, and related research materials documenting the German intellectual exodus of the 1930s and 1940s. Additional information about the German and Jewish Intellectual Émigré Collection is available at library.albany.edu/speccoll/emigre.htm.
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