21 2018

A Yankee's Journey through the Jewish South

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Arnold Hall 96 Wentworth Street
Charleston, South Carolina Area,

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Author Sue Eisenfeld will talk about her work as a travel–history writer, focusing on the research and writing she is undertaking for a new book-in-progress, a journey through six Southern states.

Sue Eisenfeld is the author of Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal and a contributing author in The New York Times' Disunion: A History of the Civil War. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and many other newspapers, magazines, and literary journals, and her essays have been listed among the Notable Essays of the Year in The Best American Essays in 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2016. She is a ve-time Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and a member of the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University M.A. in Writing and M.A. in Science Writing programs. She will be a Charleston Research Fellow, spending the week of her talk in Charleston conducting research.

Lecture preceded by a community brunch at 9AM.

Sponsored by the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture

Sponsor: Jewish Studies, Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture