Humanities Center

Professor Alisse Waterston (City University of New York), My Father’s Wars: An Intimate Ethnography of Exile, Migration, and the Violence of a Century

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
PAC 134

Tuesday, February 19, 7:30 p.m., Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center 134

In this talk, Professor Waterston presents a dramatic personal story, part memoir and part social history, which suggests large questions about the dramatic forces of history, the experience of exile and immigration, the legacies of culture, and the enduring power of memory. Waterston is Presidential Scholar and Professor of Anthropology at City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Cosponsored by the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities

Portrait of Alisse Waterson