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Maya Balakirsky Katz, PhD, is Professor of Art History at the Lander College for Women of Touro College and on the faculty of Touro’s Graduate School of Jewish Studies. She earned her master’s and doctorate in art history at Bryn Mawr College. She is editor of Revising Dreyfus (Brill Press, 2013), co-editor of Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture, and the author of The Visual Culture of Chabad (Cambridge University Press, 2010); her book Drawing the Iron Curtain: Jews and the Golden Age of Soviet Animation is forthcoming with Rutgers University Press. In this interview, we spoke to Professor Balakirsky Katz about her undergraduate experience at Touro, her inspiration and motivation to write, and why she’d love to gossip with Valentina Brumberg.
With her flair for fashion and spirited personality, Professor Yael Krumbein’s animated history classes more often resemble theater productions than typical college lectures.
As a victim of a terror attack who survived the experience and went on to help others around the world, I am honored to have been asked to speak on an upcoming panel on March 17th at the United Nations entitled, “Women & Girls: From Adversity to Hope.”