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Beth Holmgren, Professor of Polish and Russian Studies and Professor of Theater Studies

Beth Holmgren
Contact Info:
Office Location:  316 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3140
Email Address:   send me a message
Web Page:   https://duke.academia.edu/BethHolmgren

Education:

Ph.D. Harvard University1987
B.A.Grinnell College1975
Specialties:

Russian
Women's Studies
International Comparative Studies
Research Interests: performing arts studies, women's studies, culture and the market, cross-cultural representations

Areas of Interest:

Russian literature and culture
Polish literature and culture
Slavic culture in the diaspora
Russian and Polish theater
Russian and Polish film

Duties:

Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies,
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Holmgren, B. "Cabaret Nation: The Jewish Foundations of Kabaret Literacki, 1920-1929.." Poland and Hungary Jewish Realities Compared (February, 2019): 273-288.  [abs]
  2. Holmgren, B. A Whole World of Mythology. ed. Baumgartner, J. Women'S Review of Books 36.1 (February, 2019): 12-13.  [abs]
  3. Holmgren, B. "Holocaust history and jewish heritage preservation: Scholars and stewards working in pis-ruled Poland." Shofar: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 37.1 (January, 2019): 96-107. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Holmgren, B. "The Cabaret Song: Its Multi-Ethnic Pedigree and Transnational Adventures, 1919-1968." Being Poland A New History of Polish Literature and Culture since 1918 (October, 2018).  [abs]
  5. Holmgren, B. "Warsaw Is My Country The Story of Krystyna Bierzynska, 1928-1945."  Jews of Poland, February, 2018: 132 pages.  [abs]

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