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|Description:||In conversation with Hasia Diner. Behar calls herself an anthropologist who specializes in homesickness. Repeatedly returning to her homeland of Cuba, unwilling to utter her last goodbye, she is obsessed by the question of why we leave home to find home. For those of us who travel heavy with our own baggage, Behar is an indispensable guide, full of grace and hope, in the perpetual search for connection that defines our humanity. Ruth Behar is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan. An internationaly acclaimed writer, she is also a poet and a documentary filmmaker. Hasia Diner is Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and American Jewish History, and Director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at NYU.|
New York, NY
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