Anna Topolska

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Anna Topolska

Doctoral Student in History

1029 Tisch Hall, Ann Arbor MI, 48109-1003

topolska@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • CREES
    • Museum Studies Program
  • Fields of Study
    • Modern Eastern Europe, Poland, World History
    • Visual Studies (with focus on photography), Memory, Museums, Politics
    • World War II
  • About

    Presentations (Selected)

    “Community Remembered/Reconstructed/Reassessed: Detroit's Chene Street Archives” – Museum Studies 'Brown Bag' Public Presentation, UM Museum of Art, University of Michigan; November 30, 2012

    “Konzentrationslager Posen Fort VII. Memory – Commemoration – Politics in Post-War Poland” – paper presented at 4th International Polish Studies Conference (University of Illinois at Chicago); October 15 – 18, 2012

    “Photographic Images of War: Balkan Conflict in the Eyes of Europe” – paper presented at “Atrocity, Photography and War: An International Symposium” (Monash Prato Centre, Italy); June 15 – 16, 2010; and at 2009 Annual National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference, Visual Culture panel (New Orleans, Luisiana); April 8 – 11, 2009

    Publications (Selected)

    Topolska, A. (2008) “Metody analizy fotografii w swietle teorii Rolanda Barthes'a.” In D. Skotarczak (Ed.), Media audiowizualne w warsztacie historyka (149 – 159). Poznan: Instytut Historii UAM

    Topolska, A., Praczyk, M. (2007). “Sarajewo – zywe muzeum.” Kultura Wspólczesna. Teoria – Interpretacje - Praktyka, 2(52), 16 – 39

  • Education
    • MA, History, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, 2004
    • BA, History, Adam Mickiewicz Univ Poznan, 2002
  • Grants
    • Copernicus Fellowship (CREES, University of Michigan)
    • 2010 – 2011
    • Garstka Fellowship (Department of History, University of Notre Dame)
    • Won twice: for 2007/2008 and 2008/2009