Taubman Program 6: Julie Orringer

May 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone

Julie Orringer  (4:00) Her recent historical novel, The Flight Portfolio (2019), is based on the true story of Varian Frye’s extraordinary efforts to save the lives and works of Jewish artists fleeing the Holocaust in France.  She has published a collection of short stories under the title How to Breathe Underwater (2003) and The Invisible Bridge (2010), another historical novel, that follows a Hungarian Jewish artist who travels to Paris on the eve of World War II.

Ryan DeCarsky

Ryan is from the Bay Area of California and moved to Santa Barbara in 2016. He earned his BA in Sociology and a custom designed major of American Indian & Indigenous Studies from UCSB in 2019. He also completed two minors, one in Religious Studies and the other in History. He loves working with students to maximize their educational opportunities and working to lower the barriers of higher education.