Sandra Alfers

Sandra Alfers is Professor of German and the founding director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University. Her research interests include Holocaust Literature and Holocaust Education.

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Ruth Klüger

A Holocaust survivor from Vienna (1931-2020), Ruth Klüger emigrated to the United States in 1947 and pursued a career in academia. Her German-language autobiography weiter leben: Eine Jugend (1992) revealed her personal experience of the Holocaust to the public, establishing her as one of the leading public intellectuals on the Holocaust in Austria and Germany.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sandra Alfers." (Viewed on May 18, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/alfers-sandra>.