Stenberg, Peter 1942-

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Stenberg, Peter 1942-

PERSONAL:

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.

ADDRESSES:

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]

CAREER:

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.

AWARDS, HONORS:

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

WRITINGS:

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.

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