Academic session in the Yiddish Cultural Center: “Frojen-winkl – women’s corner? – the female space in the Jewish culture”

Academic supervisor: dr hab. Joanna Lisek (University of Wrocław)


11.00-11.30 Agnieszka Żółkiewska. PhD (E. Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute): “Let the Jew take a wife and it’s a struggle. No use, only trouble.” A woman in Jewish humor

11.30-12.00 Piotr Grącikowski, PhD(The National Ossoliński Institute): “Do not dare to leave your house without an apron!” – about amulets and other ways to protect Jewish woman against the evil

12.00-12.30 Anna Ciałowicz, MA (Pilecki Institute): “Slaves – maids – household workers. Liberating the most oppressed”

12.30-13.00 break

13.00-13.30 Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota, MA (Midrasz): Kadia Mołodowska. Portraying the young artist.

13.30-14.00 Mirosława Bułat, PhD: Kamińska: peregrination of the Jewish actress.

14.00-14.30  Professor Urszula Glensk (University of Wrocław): Hanna Hirszfeldowa – the doctor covered by the “regulation on reducing married women”

14.30-14.45 break

14.45-15.15 dr hab. Joanna Lisek (University of Wrocław) “I still have the courage to escape to my paper and pen but not for the world” – the unknown Sara Szenirer’s diary

15.15-15.45 Magdalena Kozłowska, PhD (University of Warsaw): To by like Ester Riskind. Female examples for Bund’s youth in the 1920s and 1930s.

15.45-16.15 discussion

Yiddish Cultural Center, 15 Andersa St.

Free admission

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