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Episode Description

Sarah Abrevaya Stein presents her History Unclassified piece “Eating on the Ground: Picnicking at the End of Empire” on the picnicking practices of Sephardic Jewish communities in the late Ottoman Empire. Then History in Focus producers take you around the bustling corridors of this year’s American Historical Association annual meeting in San Francisco.

Show Notes

In this Episode

Sarah Abrevaya Stein (Professor of History at UCLA; Viterbi Family Endowed Chair in Mediterranean Jewish Studies; Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director at Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies)

Various conference attendees

Daniel Story (Host and Producer, Digital Scholarship Librarian at UC Santa Cruz)

Conor Howard (Producer, PhD Candidate in History at Indiana University, Bloomington)

Matt Hermane (Producer, PhD Candidate in History at Indiana University, Bloomington)

Links

Sarah Abrevaya Stein, “Eating on the Ground: Picnicking at the End of Empire”

Simone Salmon, “Emily Sene’s Sephardic Mixtape”

Music

“Eskidara” performed in Los Angeles in 2019 by a Ladino ensemble comprised of musicians Elizabeth Kerstein, Alyssa Mathias, Sam Robertson, Sasha Strelnikoff, Brandon Wallace, Alexandra Yoralian, and Lilia Yaralian. Used by permission.

“Missirlu” by Jack Mayesh

Music from picnic scene in 1921 film “Camille”

By Blue Dot Sessions

Paramo Ocho
Krotoa Haze
Krotoa

Production

Produced by Daniel Story, Matt Hermane, and Conor Howard

Audio engineering and transcription support by Phoebe Rettberg