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Space and Spatiality in Modern German-Jewish History (ed. Simone Lässig and Miriam Rürup) Berghahn Books, 2017.
I have a chapter titled “Real Imaginary Spaces and Places: Virtual, Actual, and Otherwise” that represents a lot of my recent thinking and the evolution of the ideas of “virtually Jewish,” “new authenticities,” and “real imaginary” spaces.
Reiten Wir: Phantastikautoren für Karl May (ed. Alex Jahnke). Roter Drache, 2017.
I provided the Foreword to this book — fantasy stories inspired by the charaters in the German author Karl May’s wild west adventure tales.
Framing Jewish Culture: Boundaries and Representations (ed. Simon J. Bronner) Jewish Cultural Studies, Volume 4. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2014
I contribute the Forum Essay, “Beyond Virtual Jewishness: Monuments to Jewish Experience in Eastern Europe” and response to essays written in response to my piece.
Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History (Studies in Contemporary Jewry, vol. 26). Richard I. Cohen, editor. Oxford University Press, 2012.
I contribute an essay on Jewish museums in Europe under Communism: “Post-trauma ‘Precious Legacies’: Jewish Museums in Eastern Europe after the Holocaust and before the Fall of Communism”
Speaking with George Oppen: Interviews with the Poet and Mary Oppen, 1968-1987. Ed. Richard Swigg.
Seventeen interviews with the award-winning American poet George Oppen, conducted between 1968 and 1987, are here brought together for the first time. Two are fresh discoveries, while re-audited recordings of other interviews have given a new authoritative accuracy to the text. These conversations provide a unique account of a major American poet’s evolution, through the Depression, war, exile and a return to poetry after two decades of silence.
National Geographic 2008
(Monika Murzyn, Jacek Purchla, eds)
International Culture Center, Krakow, 2009
(Anne Waldman, ed)
Coffee House Press, 1991