PopUp Exhibition | Shana Penn: The Politics of Memory: The New Yad Vashem Exhibition at Auschwitz State Museum
Lecture | April 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Shana Penn is executive director of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture and a visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union's Center for Jewish Studies. Her award-winning book, Solidaritys Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland (University of Michigan Press, 2005) examined womens leadership role in defeating Polands communist regime. Presently, Penn is completing a book on the revitalization of Jewish culture in Poland after the fall of Communism.