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Beth Holmgren, Professor of Polish and Russian Studies and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies and Professor of Theater Studies

Beth Holmgren
Office Location:  316 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3140
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Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • Ses 270.01, Screening cold war espionage Synopsis
    Reuben-coo 126, M 07:00 PM-09:30 PM
    (also cross-listed as CINE 274.01, ICS 262.01, LIT 225.01, VMS 258.01)
Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • Polish 288s.01, 21st cent east european film Synopsis
    Old chem 116, Tu 07:00 PM-09:30 PM
    (also cross-listed as CINE 268S.01, ICS 288S.01, LIT 216S.01, SES 288S.01, VMS 284S.01)

  • Ph.D. Harvard University 1987
  • B.A. Grinnell College 1975


Women's Studies
International Comparative Studies
Recent Publications   (More Publications)
  1. Holmgren, B; Sadowska, M. "The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka." Slavic Review 79:1 (January, 2020): 183-184.
  2. Holmgren, B. "Cabaret Nation: The Jewish Foundations of Kabaret Literacki, 1920-1929.." Poland and Hungary Jewish Realities Compared  (February, 2019): 273-288.  [abs]
  3. Holmgren, B, "A Whole World of Mythology". Women'S Review of Books 36:1 (February, 2019): 12-13.  [abs]
  4. 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]
  5. 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]

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