Lizy Mostowski is a doctoral candidate in the Program for Comparative & World Literature in conjunction with the Program in Jewish Culture and Society’s Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies Initiative with a Graduate Minor in Museum Studies. She is working on a dissertation on Polish-Jewish literature in Polish and Yiddish after the Holocaust.
Languages: English, Polish, French, Yiddish
- Polish-Jewish Studies
- Trauma & Memory Theory
- Holocaust Literature
- Polish Literature
- Yiddish Literature
- March of 1968
M.A. English Literature, Concordia University (2015)
B.A. Honours English Literature & Creative Writing with Distinction, Concordia University (2013)
Awards and Honors
Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2020-2023
Gendell-Shiner Fellowship, Program in Jewish Culture & Society, Spring 2021
Karasik Scholarship for Study Abroad, Program in Jewish Culture & Society, 2017, 2018, 2019
John Klier Scholar, Program in Jewish Culture & Society, 2017
JS 209: Jewish American & U.S. Minority Literatures in Dialogue
“Collective Disengagement: Canada’s National Holocaust Monument.” The Holocaust Across Borders. Ed. Hilene Flanzbaum. New York: Lexington Books, imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, July 2021.
“Teaching Guide to Kadya Molodovsky’s A Jewish Refugee in New York trans. Anita Norich.” In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies. April 2021.