Sara Sharpe

Sara Sharpe is a PhD student at the University of Toronto's Department for the Study of Religion and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies. Her SSHRC funded dissertation research employs archival work and oral history to illuminate underrepresented Jewish social networks and historical experiences in Canada and Europe.

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