15 Feb 2017: Anne and Bana

She is a girl, she suffers. And she writes about her suffering, puts her life into words. She gets famous. It is a sad fame. Her name is Anne. Anne Frank. No, it’s Bana. Bana Alabed. She was born in Frankfurt or in Syria, dying from bombs or in death camps. She has...

Sexualizing the Past

One of the women featured in our Heroines Quilt exhibition is Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager who hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the Holocaust. Even though she eventually died at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, she has become known throughout the world...

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