States of Belonging: From Post-Fascist Germany to the Contemporary United States

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS), 758 N Pleasant St. | UMass Amherst

A public panel discussion featuring invited guest speakers Leslie Allen Adelson and David Hern&aacute;ndez.&nbsp;</p>
Adelson&nbsp;is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of German Studies at Cornell University. Former director of the interdisciplinary Institute for German Cultural Studies and current chair of the department of German studies, she teaches modern German literature with an emphasis on literature since 1945, and transnational theories of culture, difference, migration and futurity.&nbsp;<br />
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Hern&aacute;ndez is associate professor of Latina/o studies at Mount Holyoke College. His research focuses on immigration enforcement and the U.S. detention regime, in particular. He is completing a book on this institution titled&nbsp;&ldquo;Alien Incarcerations: Immigrant Detention and Lesser Citizenship.&rdquo; He is also the co-editor of&nbsp;&ldquo;Critical Ethnic Studies: A Reader.&rdquo;</p>
This event is co-sponsored with the generous support of the&nbsp;department of languages, literatures and cultures and Interdisciplinary Studies Institute.</p>