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 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.

McFarland, 2012

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.





Philosemitism in History.

Ed: Jonathan Karp and Adam Sutcliffe,

Cambridge University Press, 2011





Reclaiming Memory: Urban regeneration in the historic Jewish quarters of Central European cities

(Monika Murzyn, Jacek Purchla, eds)

International Culture Center, Krakow, 2009






Live at the Fillmore East

(By Amalie R. Rothschild with Ruth Ellen Gruber)

Thunder’s Mouth, 1999





Nice to See You: Homage to Ted Berrigan

(Anne Waldman, ed)

Coffee House Press, 1991