Kugel and Frijoles: Latino Jews in the United States

MAR 27, 2019 | 4:30 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


6112: Sociology Student Lounge


March 27, 2019: 4:30 PM




Laura Limonic, Assistant Professor of Sociology, SUNY Old Westbury, PhD, CUNY Graduate Center

Laura Limonic is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the College of Old Westbury of the State University of New York. Her research is in the area of contemporary immigration to the United States and the integration trajectories of ethnic and ethno-religious groups. She has recently completed a book manuscript on Latino Jews in the United States, which explores issues of ethnicity, race, class and religious community building among Latino Jewish immigrants in Boston, New York, Miami and Southern California. Her work has been supported by the Berman Foundation and the Association of Jewish Studies.


Tahneer Oksman, Assistant Professor of Academic Writing, Marymount Manhattan College, author of How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses? Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs