"On the basis of voluminous sources, Veidlinger makes some findings that taken together offer a dramatically new account of the cultural sensibilities of 'everyday Jews' in the late imperial period." —The Journal of Modern History
"Meir’s book provides a broad history of Jewish Kiev in the half-century between the loosening of residence restrictions and the outbreak of the First World War, and gives an exceptionally rich portrait of the complex and changing nature of Kiev’s Jewish community." —Revolutionary Russia
"The volume will be of interest to scholars of violence against women and post-communism from a variety of disciplines, but also to on-the-ground practitioners who can draw on the rich lessons learned included in the studies." —Anthropology of East Europe Review
"[A]n insightful survey of how Soviet and Russian cinema constructed the meanings of Soviet, Russian and foreign identities over the course of the twentieth and early twenty-ﬁrst centuries ... It will be useful to graduate students and scholars working in the area of Russian and ﬁlm studies." —Slavonic and East European Review
The Grunwald Gallery of Art will be exhibiting the work of photographer and IU Press author Yuri Dojc in a display entitled Last Folio: A Photographic Journey with Yuri Dojc. This exhibition will be on view Friday, September 2 through Saturday, October 1, 2011.
Accompanying the exhibit will be Dojc's book, Last Folio: Textures of Jewish Lifein Slovakia. The book includes portraits of aging Slovak Holocaust survivors and images of the poignant ruins of schools, synagogues, mikvahs, and cemeteries. With texts by Lucia Faltin, Katya Krausova, David G. Marwell, and Azar Nafisi, Last Folio presents a stirring tribute to a vanished culture.
Last Folio is the inaugural exhibition for the Grunwald Gallery and is made possible by a gift in memory of John Grunwald by Rita Grunwald.