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Erica Lehrer

Erica Lehrer is a socio‑cultural anthropologist and curator. She is currently associate professor in the Departments of History and Sociology‑Anthropology and Canada Research Chair in Museum & Heritage Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. She is the author of Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places (Indiana University Press, 2013). Edited volumes include Curatorial Dreams: Critics Imagine Exhibitions (with S. Butler, 2016); Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland (with M. Meng, 2015); and Curating Difficult Knowledge: Violent Pasts in Public Places (with C. Milton et al, 2011). In 2013 she curated the exhibit “Souvenir, Talisman, Toy” at the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, and in 2014 published the accompanying book Lucky Jews and the online exhibit