Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett is Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and University Professor Emerita and Professor Emerita of Performance Studies at New York University. Her books include Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and HeritageImage before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland, 1864–1939 (with Lucjan Dobroszycki); and They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland Before the Holocaust (with Mayer Kirshenblatt). She received the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She currently serves on Advisory Boards for Jewish museums in Vienna, Berlin, and Moscow.

As part of Prof. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s visit to campus, the UCLA Leve Center for Jewish Studies, the School of Theater, Film, and Television’s theater and Performance Studies Program, the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, the UCLA/Getty Program in Conservation, and the Fowler Museum are hosting a series of seminars and workshops open to UCLA faculty and graduate students. We invite you to join us for these intimate, interdisciplinary conversations as well as Prof. Kirshenblatt-Gimblett’s public lecture on Thursday, Jan. 16th.
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Thursday, Jan. 16th.
All events are free but require that you RSVP.  We ask that you register at least 2 business days prior to the event. Click below or RSVP here for any/all events.