Stenberg, Peter 1942-

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Stenberg, Peter 1942-


Born May 28, 1942, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Alvin (a hospital administrator) and Helen (a homemaker) Stenberg; married Rosa Levyne (a homemaker), June 20, 1964; children: Rachel. Ethnicity: "German/Swedish." Education: Attended University of Munich, 1962, 1969-70; Wesleyan University, B.A., 1964; University of California, Berkeley, M.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1970.


Home—Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Office—Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies, University of British Columbia, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6S 1K8, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]


Universeity of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, assistant professor, 1969-74, associate professor, 1974-92, professor of European studies, 1992—, department head, 1995-2006.


Alexander von Humboldt fellow, 1979-80, 1984-85; fellow of Swedish Institute, 1989-90.


Journey to Oblivion: The End of the East European Yiddish and German Worlds in the Mirror of Literature, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1992.

(Editor) Contemporary Jewish Writing in Sweden: An Anthology, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 2006.