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Karolina Szymaniak

Karolina Szymaniak is Assistant Professor at the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland, and in the Taube Department of Jewish Studies at the Wroclaw University. She is a researcher, editor, translator, and language instructor with a Ph.D. in literary and cultural studies. Her book on the Polish-Yiddish modernist writer Debora Vogel was published in 2006 in Poland. She co-edited: Warsaw Yiddish Avant-garde (2005), Dialogue of Poets (2011), Montages. Debora Vogel and the New Legend of the City (2017), and My wild goat. Anthology of women Yiddish poets (2019). She is the editor of Rachel Auerbach’s ghetto writings, which received the 2016 Polityka History Award. Karolina’s profile is featured in Nurith Aviv’s 2020 documentary Yiddish.