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Immigrants on boat at Ellis Island

2020-2021 Altman Symposium: Migrations - Day 1

Thursday, April 15, 2021
1:00 pm

Thursday 1 p.m.  Migration Geography 

Diane Fellows, “Marks in the Landscape: The Body as Trace”

Matthew Gordon, “Coerced Migration: The Slave Traffic of the Ninth-century Middle East”

Sandra Garner, “Migrations to ‘Indian Territory’: Placemaking in Motion” 

Thursday 3 p.m. Writing and Filming Exile

 Zara Torlone, “Exile as Opportunity: Joseph Brodsky’s Revision of Ovid”

 Kazue Harada, “Caught in the Middle: My Will to Japan by Jinsun Tao”

 Mila Ganeva, “Migrating Adults and Displaced Children after the Shoah: Fred Zinnemann’s Film TheSearch”  

Thursday 5 p.m. Keynote Lecture

Theodora Dragostinova (Ohio State University), “From Population Exchange to Ethnic Cleansing: Lessons from the Balkans”

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Theodora Dragostinova
Theodora Dragostinova
Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University