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Event:
The Story of Alan Schafer: Complicating the Jewish Southerner
Start:
October 23, 2013 6:00 pm
End:
October 23, 2013 9:00 pm
book cover Sombreros

Late Night on Lloyd Street: The Story of Alan Schafer: Complicating the Jewish Southerner

Author Nicole King, Ph.D. Department of American Studies, UMBC

Wednesday, October 23 at 6:00pm

FREE

 

At this months late night on Lloyd Street learn some of the story of Alan Schafer: this Baltimore born Jew led a fascinating life and left South of the Border, with its record breaking sombrero, as part of his legacy. As with all late nights there will be plenty of beer, wine, snacks and conversation.

 

 

Nicole King

Nicole King, Ph.D, Department of American Studies, UMBC

Nicole King author of Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolinas Tourism Industry will be on hand to tell us about Alan Schafer and the significance of his legacy, including how he came to create both South of the Border and Confederateland.

 

Generously supported by the Grandchildren of Harvey M. and Lyn P. Meyerhoff Philanthropic Fund.

 

For more information please contact Trillion Attwood at 410-732-6402 x215 or email tattwood@jewishmuseummd.org