Participants

Zubrzycki pictureGeneviève Zubrzycki is Professor of Sociology and faculty associate at the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, where she also directs the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia and the Copernicus Program in Polish Studies. She studies national identity and religion; collective memory, mythology, and the politics of commemorations; as well as the place of religious symbols in the public sphere. Her publications include the award-winning The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland (2006; Polish trans. 2014); Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion and Secularism in Quebec (2016); and National Matters: Nationalism, Culture and Materiality (2017). She is now completing a third monograph on the on-going revival of Jewish communities in Poland and non-Jewish Poles’ interest in all things Jewish.

5th Annual International
Polish Jewish Studies Workshop

“Centering the Periphery: Polish Jewish Cultural Production Beyond the Capital”

Rutgers University
the State University of New Jersey

March 5-6, 2018
Rutgers University Inn
178 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ  08901