Difference between revisions of "Ruth Klüger"

From Cvillepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(+link (but not portrait yet))
Line 1: Line 1:
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' (1931-2020) was a survivor of the Holocaust with a long career in academia who was Professor Emerita of German Studies at the University of California, Irvine.  
+
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' '''Angress''' (1931-2020) was a Jewish woman and Holocaust survivor born in Vienna, Austria. She was a professor at the University of California at Irvine from 1976-1980 and again from 1986 until her retirement in 1994.
 +
 
 +
== Early Life ==
 +
Her family lived in Austria until 1942, when she and her mother were forced into concentration camps and her father, a gynecologist, was killed. In 1947, she moved to the United States, where she eventually became a professor. Klüger, still a recognized authority on German literature, worked at several prestigious universities, including University of California Irvine, Princeton, and the University of Virginia.
 +
 
 +
==Time at the University of Virginia==
 +
She was particularly drawn to the University of Virginia in 1973 because of its founder Thomas Jefferson. She left just three years later in protest of President Hereford’s views on race, which she believed to be anti-Jeffersonian. Klüger is one of the many people painted by artist [[Frances Brand]] as part of her ''Firsts'' series. In that painting, she is identified as ''Ruth Angress''.
  
 
{{Wikipedia link|Ruth_Klüger|whylink=wellcovered|linktext=Ruth Klüger}}
 
{{Wikipedia link|Ruth_Klüger|whylink=wellcovered|linktext=Ruth Klüger}}
  
 
{{bio-stub}}
 
{{bio-stub}}
 
==Time at the University of Virginia==
 
Klüger came to the University of Virginia in [[1973]] to study philosophy. She left in protest in [[1976]]. {{fact}}
 
 
Klüger is one of the many people painted by artist [[Frances Brand]] as part of her ''Firsts'' series. In that painting, she is identified as ''Ruth Angress''.
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
Line 14: Line 15:
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 +
 
*https://web.archive.org/web/20100505085048/http://albemarlehistory.org/index.php/Historical_Society/exhibits_detailed/exhibits_ruth_angress/ Portrait on archived version of the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society's webpage]
 
*https://web.archive.org/web/20100505085048/http://albemarlehistory.org/index.php/Historical_Society/exhibits_detailed/exhibits_ruth_angress/ Portrait on archived version of the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society's webpage]
  

Revision as of 16:10, 21 June 2022

Ruth Klüger Angress (1931-2020) was a Jewish woman and Holocaust survivor born in Vienna, Austria. She was a professor at the University of California at Irvine from 1976-1980 and again from 1986 until her retirement in 1994.

Early Life

Her family lived in Austria until 1942, when she and her mother were forced into concentration camps and her father, a gynecologist, was killed. In 1947, she moved to the United States, where she eventually became a professor. Klüger, still a recognized authority on German literature, worked at several prestigious universities, including University of California Irvine, Princeton, and the University of Virginia.

Time at the University of Virginia

She was particularly drawn to the University of Virginia in 1973 because of its founder Thomas Jefferson. She left just three years later in protest of President Hereford’s views on race, which she believed to be anti-Jeffersonian. Klüger is one of the many people painted by artist Frances Brand as part of her Firsts series. In that painting, she is identified as Ruth Angress.


People.jpg This biographical article is a stub. You can help cvillepedia by expanding it.

References


External Links