Diaspora of Foreign Scholars in WWII: Relief and Salvation

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association

After the "Anschluss," March 12, 1938, Jewish and anti-political scholars and scientists were in danger in Austria and Germany. This session deals with the forced immigration and salvation from Vienna and Germany aided by American authors and their patrons.

 Personal experiences of the individuals and the salvation of the authors, scientists and intellectuals from the forced diaspora in Europe before and during World War II will be the focus of this panel.