The central feature is an essay by Carl Bon Tempo on refugee policy in the United States since 1945. The essay shows how domestic considerations have worked in concert with foreign policy objectives to shape American refugee policy over the last 60 years. Provocatively, Bon Tempo argues that from
certain perspectives the United States can be seen as a ³leading sanctuary for refugees.² Comments, not entirely in agreement, are provided by Susan Carruthers and G. Daniel Cohen.
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On our site you may also watch a video interview with Adil Rahee, a ceramics artist and refugee, take a stroll in our art gallery and enter your opinion in the blog on the aesthetics of refugee studies, and view a comment and
excerpt by Esther Schor on her new book on Emma Lazarus. In the archives we have the inaugural essay on refugees and the humanities by Anna Holian and commentary on it, as well as a profile of the German exile Walter Benjamin by Patrick Hutton. The archives can be found here:
Brett Hendrickson and Hans Peter L¹Orange
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