College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Alana Holland

Graduate Student
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Modern Russia and Eastern Europe, cultural history, the Holocaust, borderlands, and law and society

My research uses artistic and legal responses to the Holocaust in Soviet Lithuania and Communist Poland to explore the relationship between justice and ideology in shaping memorialization and citizenship. I have received fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation and American Councils for International Education to support my research.

Advised by Nathan Wood

Dissertation title: The Art of Retribution: Holocaust Memory and Justice in People’s Poland and Soviet Lithuania, 1944-68


Selected Publications

“Soviet Holocaust Retribution in Lithuania, 1944-64,” The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review 46:1 (February 2019).

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