Talk: Dr. Lisa Kirschenbaum (3/22, 7 pm)

In Honor of Women’s History Month
The Program in Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of History and American Studies present

Dr. Lisa Kirschenbaum

(Professor of History, West Chester University)

“Intimate Revolution: Communist Women and the Spanish Civil War”

March 22, 7pm, Combs 139

Dr. Kirschenbaum is the author of Small Comrades: Revolutionizing Childhood in Soviet Russia, 1917-1932 (2000), The Legacy of the Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1995: Myth, Memories, and Monuments (2006), and International Communism and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity and Suspicion (2015). She will share intimate stories of women communists in the Spanish civil war (1936-1939) exploring how communist commitments shaped personal lives and personal relationships influenced political understandings.

For more information contact Dr. Allyson Poska