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Beth Holmgren, Professor of Polish and Russian 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

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • Russian 383.01, The actress Synopsis
    Old chem 116, M 07:00 PM-09:30 PM
  • Ses 491.01, Independent study Synopsis
    Tba, -
  • Russian 990.02, Directed readings Synopsis
    See instru, M 07:00 PM-09:30 PM
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. "Rethinking the Biography of the Actor and Entertainer." Pamietnik Teatralny 71.3 (January, 2022): 11-13. [doi]
  2. Goscilo, H; Holmgren, B. "Polish Cinema Today A Bold New Era in Film."  Rowman & Littlefield, August, 2021: 382 pages.  [abs]
  3. Holmgren, B. "The Mire and The Mire ’97. Dir. Jan Holoubek. South Africa: Showmax; Poland: Studio Filmowe Kadr, 2018, 2021. Dist: Netflix. 50 minutes. Color.." Slavic Review 80.4 (2021): 902-903. [doi]
  4. Holmgren, B; Sadowska, M. "The Art of Loving: The Story of Michalina Wislocka." Slavic Review 79.1 (January, 2020): 183-184.
  5. Holmgren, B. "Cabaret Nation: The Jewish Foundations of Kabaret Literacki, 1920-1929.." Poland and Hungary Jewish Realities Compared (February, 2019): 273-288.  [abs]

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