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CANCELLED: Beth Holmgren: “Rebeka Does the Tango: The Jewishness of Interwar Polish Popular Culture”

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


Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 3.59.03 PMThis Carolina Seminar with Beth Holmgren (Duke University) has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled for Fall 2016 and the new date listed on the CSEEES website.

Beth Holmgren is 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 (Indiana, 2012), which won four national awards, and Americans Experience Russia: Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present, edited with Choi Chatterjee (Routledge, 2013). 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.

This talk is co-sponsored by the Duke Council for European Studies.


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