Lisa Silverman

Lisa SilvermanLisa Silverman is Assistant Professor of History at UWM, and has published articles in such publications as Austrian Studies, German Quarterly, and Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History. Her research will result in the completion of a book focusing on the nature of Jewishness and the way this figured in the creation of Austrian cultural identity during the interwar years. In particular, she will be exploring the cultural construction of Jewishness in relation to property, socialism, notions of gender, and Austria’s sense of nationhood.


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