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Discussion with Beth Holmgren

November 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Beth Holmgren is a professor of Russian and Polish cultures in Duke University’s Slavic and Eurasian Studies Department. Recent books include Starring Madame Modjeska: On Tour in Poland and America, which won four national awards, and Americans Experience Russia: Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present, edited with Choi Chatterjee. She is currently working on two books, one a co-edited volume with Yana Hashamova and Mark Lipovetsky, Transgressive Women in Modern Russian and East European Cultures: From the Bad to the Blasphemous, the other a monograph, How the Cabaret Went to War, about the experience and influence of acculturated Jewish cabaret artists attached to the Polish II Corps during World War II.

The Carolina Seminar: Russia and Its Empires, East and West is co-sponsored by the Carolina Seminar Program, the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Duke Council for European Studies.



November 10, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm