May 2, 2014: Ethel Brooks, “Fraught Intimacies: Entwined Histories — Jews, Romani, German — of the (Post) Holocaust”

Please join us for a talk on May 2, 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Ethel Brooks, associate professor,
Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology, Rutgers University

“Fraught Intimacies:
Entwined Histories — Jews, Romani, Germans — of the (Post) Holocaust”

Ethel Brooks1Ethel Brooks is an associate professor in the departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology at Rutgers University, and the undergraduate director in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Brooks is a Tate-TrAIN Transnational Fellow, and was the 2011-2012 U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Distinguished Chair, at the University of the Arts London. Brooks is the author of Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women’s Work, winner of the 2010 Outstanding Book from the Global Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. She has contributed chapters to a number of books, including  Sweatshop USA and Sociology Confronts the Holocaust, and contributed to such  journals as We Roma, Nevi Sara Kali, and International Working Class History, as well as editorials for the Guardian.