Book promotion: Polish Szulamis. The studies on Polish and Jewish Theatre | Anna Kuligowska-Korzeniewska

This lecture is part of the series “Jewish Literary Salon” and will be hosted by Remigiusz Grzela

Excerpts will be read by Piotr Wiszniowski

The author has been focusing on the history of Jewish drama and theatre for over 25 years, initiating researches dedicated to this important area of Jewish culture presence in Poland. She wrote the pioneering studies on the history of Jewish dramas on Polish stages. In addition, she also inspected the history of the theatre functioning in Litzmannstadt-Ghetto and the dramas written by Polish authors and dedicated to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The studies have been included in the volume (Studies on Theatre, vol. 16), she highlights complex and very important relations between the Polish and Jewish theatre. Readers will be able to learn about the history of the Jewish theatre (19th century until now) but also about the contemporary Jewish and Israeli authors. [Professor Lidia Kuchtówna]

Publisher: Theatre Academy Foundation and Theatre Academy in Warsaw

Professor Anna Kuligowska-Korzeniewska – theatre and drama historian. She teaches at Aleksander Zelwerowicz  Theatre Academy in Warsaw and the University of Łódź. The initiator of various anniversary celebrations and academic conferences. Member of the editorial team of “Pamiętnik Teatralny” and “Tygiel Kultury,” Polish Theatrical Research Society, Łódź Scientific Society, Polish Jewish Research Society, Canadian Association of Slavist, Artistic Board of E.R. and Ida Kamińskie Jewish Theatre, Academic Board of Chone Shmeruk Heritage Foundation.

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