“I was born on March 8, International Women’s Day. I was destined to be a feminist.”
Professor, Author, Literary Scholar. Published seminal articles on women and the Holocaust. Co-edited, with Amy Shapiro, “Different Horrors, Same Hell: Gender and the Holocaust.” With Elizabeth Baer, co-edited “Experience and Expression: Women, the Nazis, and the Holocaust.” Co-edited “Testimony, Tensions, and Tikkun: Teaching the Holocaust in Colleges and Universities” with Rochelle L. Millen. Also edited numerous articles on American Jewish women’s literature and history. Her prize-wining book, Before All Memory is Lost, is composed of short memoirs of eastern European women who survived and emigrated to Canada.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, Oral Historian, October 2022