Martina Steer: "Moses Mendelssohn: A Modern Icon through the Ages"
The NC Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Martina Steer (University of Vienna) to discuss her paper "Moses Mendelssohn: A Modern Icon through the Ages."
Martina Steer is a faculty member at the Vienna School of International Studies and a current Fellow at the Remarque Institute at NYU. She received her M.A. in modern history from the University of Munich and her Ph.D. from the University of Vienna. Her interests include Jewish cultural and intellectual history. Among her publications are "... da zeigte sich, der Mann hatte ihr keine Welt mehr anzubieten". Margarete Susman und die Frage der Frauenbewegung and Bertha Badt-Strauss (1885-1970). Eine jüdische Publizistin.