Marion F. Deshmukh
Marion F. Deshmukh is the Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of UCLA, she received her MA and PhD from Columbia University. Her teaching and research center on the intersection of culture and politics in 19th and 20th century Germany. Recent publications include a co-edited volume: Max Liebermann and International Modernism, An Artist’s Career from Empire to Third Reich (NY & Oxford, 2011), and a curated exhibition and catalog, Iconoclash! From the Berlin Wall to German Unification, organized with the Wende Museum, Culver City, CA, held at the Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC, 2009-2010.
2 entries by Marion F. Deshmukh
Mesmerized by the puzzling notion of space flight, the inhabitants of a small mountain village in Cold War Communist Romania ruminate about whether the space race will prove the existence of the Virgin Mary and her assumption to heaven.