The program "University in Exile: Refugee Scholars, the New School for Social Research, and the German and Jewish Intellectual Ã‰migrÃ© Collection" sponsored by the University Libraries, Center for Jewish Studies, and the College of Arts and Sciences will be presented on Thursday, October 12, 2006, in the Standish Room of the Science Library.
The program will include: Dr. Claus-Dieter Krohnâ€™s discussion of this unique period of immigration; Dr. Johannes Eveleinâ€™s discussion of the role of Ã©migrÃ© writers in American intellectual history; and Dr. John M. Spalekâ€™s discussion of the founding and growth of the German and Jewish Intellectual Ã‰migrÃ© Collection at the University at Albany Libraries. Additional information about the program is available at http://library.albany.edu/speccoll/EmigreProgram_flyer2.pdf.
The German and Jewish Intellectual Ã‰migrÃ© Collection in the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives presently 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 Ã‰migrÃ© Collection is available at http://library.albany.edu/speccoll/emigre.htm.
Update: photos from the program are available at the Grenander Department's Flickr account. Take a look and add us as a contact!