Hannah Kosstrin

Dr. Hannah Kosstrin is a dance historian and movement analyst working at the intersection of dance, Jewish, and gender studies. At The Ohio State University, she is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and affiliate faculty with the Melton Center for Jewish Studies and Center for Slavic and East European Studies. Her monograph Honest Bodies: Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow (Oxford UP, 2017) was awarded Finalist for the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Hannah Kosstrin." (Viewed on April 12, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/kosstrin-hannah>.