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Book launch Oct. 30 for A Russian Immigrant

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer will launch his new book, A Russian Immigrant: Three Novellas, at a campus event on Oct. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Devlin 101. The event will include a … Continue reading

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Immigration and the right to healthcare

Beatrix Hoffman, a historian of the U.S. health care system, will present “Immigration and the Right to Healthcare” on Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in Gasson 100. She is the author of the books,¬†The Wages of Sickness: The Politics of … Continue reading

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Civil War letters of an Irish immigrant

Ellen B. Alden’s historical novel¬†Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke tells the story of an Irish farmer who emigrated to West Springfield, Massachusetts to escape the ravages of the Great Famine and later faced the desolation of Civil War battlefields in Virginia … Continue reading

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