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Ruth Behar

Ruth Behar was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up in New York. She is the author of Translated Woman: Crossing the Border with Esperanzaís Story and The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology that Breaks Your Heart and editor of Bridges to Cuba and co-editor of Women Writing Culture. Also a poet and emerging filmmaker, Behar has been the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship as well as a John Simon Guggenheim fellowship. Latina Magazine named her one of the 50 Latinas who made history in the twentieth century. She is a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan. (07/12)

Adio Kerida (Goodbye Dear Love)
A film by Ruth Behar, 2002, 82 min., Color

Distinguished Anthropologist Ruth Behar (recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship) returns to her native Cuba to profile the islandís remaining Sephardic...

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