Lecture: Illusions of Border Control - The Unexpected History of German-German Mass Migration 1961-1989


Location: 119 DeBartolo Hall

Join the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures for a lecture by Frank Wolff,  Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor in German Studies at Notre Dame. Wolff teaches Modern History and Migration Studies at Osnabrück University, Germany. He received his MA from Cologne University and wrote his dissertation at Johns Hopkins University and Bielefeld University where he earned his PhD (summa cum laude, 2011). His first book on the transnational history of the Jewish Labor Bund has been published with Böhlau in 2014. It has received international praise and the 2016 Humanities International Award, and is recently being translated into English (Brill 2018, Haymarket Publishers 2019).

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