Dr. Natalia Aleksiun will present on her new research project, in a lecture entitled “Limited Agency: On Surviving the Holocaust in Eastern Europe” on Wednesday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in the University at Albany Campus Center Ballroom. The lecture, offered by the Judaic studies program of the University at Albany is the annual Malka and Eitan Evan Yom Ha-Shoah lecture and is open to the community.
Aleksiun is professor of Modern Jewish History in the Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Touro College in New York. She specializes in modern Jewish history in Eastern Europe, the history of historiography, and the Holocaust. She was the recipient of several fellowships at institutions in Europe, Israel, and the United States. Her publications include Where to? The Zionist Movement in Poland, 1944-1950 and Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust. She has also co-edited two volumes of Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry.
Parking will be available in the Dutch Student Lot. Organizers request that if there are mobility issues to alert them. An interactive map with directions is available at www.albany.edu/map. Jamie Winn, 518-442-5300 can provide details.