Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Angela Weber, Ph.D. will talk about:
Following the Trail: Emigrant Letters of the 19th Century / Spurensuche: Auswandererbriefe aus dem 19. Jahrhundert
This course will look at the challenges and opportunities German immigrants experienced, and their impressions of the New World, through letters they wrote back to the homeland in the 19th century.
Angela Weber, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Bonn. Her English translations of German immigrant letters are published in Claire Gebben’s memoir How We Survive Here. Angela has done extensive research on transatlantic migration and taught at the universities of Marburg and Bonn. She lives in Marburg, Germany.