Otto Dov Kulka, Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death, Harvard
University Press, 0674072898
Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivors Tale and Here My Troubles Began,
Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivors Tale. My Father Bleeds History.
A Film Unfinished (in class)
Foreshadowing and Backshadowing
Aharon Appelfeld, Badenheim 1939
Michael Bernstein, Narrating the Shoah in Foregone
Survivors and Rescuers
Film: Life is Beautiful - outside of class
Important note: Your essays must make extensive use of the books and
articles assigned for the class and not only your lecture notes. I will not
give a grade higher than a C for essays that dont refer substantively to
the reading. You will also not earn a
Purchase or rent at the Bookstore (they can be returned at the end of
the quarter or used in other courses). Clickers should be brought
to every class. See instructions for Clickers at the end of this
2. Midterm essays (25% each) of 4-5 pages (do
Sara Horowitz, But is it Good for the Jews? Spielbergs
Schindler and the Aesthetics of Atrocity, in Loshitzky,
Spielbergs Holocaust, 119-139
Against Fiction: The Documentary Style of Claude
Film: Shoah in class
Yosefa Loshitzky, Holoca
The Memory of the Holocaust
Professor David Biale
Dept. of History
This course deals with the myriad ways the memory of genocide has
been constructed in the seventy years since the event. The goal of the
course is to teach students how
Where Was God?
Roth and Berenbaum, Holocaust, 277-301
Poems by Abraham Sutzkever, Paul Celan, Amir Gilboa, Dan
Pagis and Jacob Glatstein
Conclusion: Was the Holocaust Unique?
Final Essays Due on Smartsite at 6:
realize that difficult circumstances do arise, and for this reason I
will drop the two lowest i>clicker quizzes from your grade.
If you have lost or broken your i>clicker remote, you will have to
purchase another one. Please email me with your new Remot
responsive to special requests, but you must do your part by alerting me
to any issues when they come up and not after the fact.
3. You should be familiar with the University policy on plagiarism.
Please ask if you have any questions about what does and d
Haim Bresheeth, The Great Taboo Broken: Reflection on
the Israeli Reception of Schindlers List, in Loshitzky,
Spielbergs Holocaust, pp. 193-212
Film: Jacob the Liar either German or American
version (outside of class)
Germany and France
Lecture 1- Introduction
Why The Title of the Course Is What It Is?
Later perception\memory of the event
Lasting effects on society, after the event
History= statistics without people?
More what happened\what people did
Recreate event as it