Symposium on the Sobibor Perpetrator Collection
Monday, October 5, 2020
On behalf of the North Carolina German Studies Seminar, I am writing to extend the deadline for our Konrad Jarausch Essay Prize (details here). We will now accept applications up to 31 May 2020. Any doctoral students at a North American university is eligible to apply: essentially, we urge you to submit your best dissertation chapter, or article-length piece of writing.
Laura Heins. Nazi Film Melodrama. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. 256 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07935-1.
Reviewed by Anjeana Hans (Wellesley College) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Women in Nazi Film: Transgressing Morality as an Ideological Tool
Willy Cohn, Norbert Conrads, ed. No Justice in Germany: The Breslau Diaries, 1933-1941. Trans. Kenneth Kronenberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012. 440 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7324-9.
Reviewed by Teresa Walch (University of California San Diego) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Willy Cohn’s Diaries: An Account of Jewish Life in Breslau, 1933-1941
Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, Otto Kirchheimer. Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort. Edited by Raffaele Laudani. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. 704 pp. $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4008-4646-7; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13413-0.
Reviewed by Anne Berg (University of Michigan) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Jens Lachmund. Greening Berlin: The Co-Production of Science, Politics, and Urban Nature. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012. Illustrations. 336 pp. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01859-3; $28.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-262-31241-7.
Reviewed by Kristin Poling (University of Rochester) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
How Ecologists Found Nature in the City
Ari Joskowicz. The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 392 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8702-4.
Reviewed by Robert E. Alvis (Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Modern Jewish Identity and the Catholic Other
Sarah Thomas. Peter Lorre: Face Maker, Constructing Stardom and Performance in Hollywood and Europe. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 213 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85745-441-6; ISBN 978-0-85745-442-3.
Reviewed by Margaret Setje-Eilers (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Joseph Garncarz, Annemone Ligensa, eds. The Cinema of Germany. 24 Frames Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2012. xii + 264 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-905674-90-9; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-905674-91-6.
Reviewed by Larson Powell (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-German (October, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
From National Art to National Entertainment: Rewriting German Film History
Rebecca Clifford. Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 304 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-967981-2.
Reviewed by Roberta Pergher (Indiana University) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
The Virtues of Victimhood--Contemporary Uses of Holocaust Memory
Wilhelm Brasse, photographer. Wilhelm Brasse: Photographer 3444, Auschwitz, 1940-1945. Compiled by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2012. Illustrations. 128 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84519-539-7.
Reviewed by Harriet Scharnberg Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Shannon Nagy
Photographing Mass Murderers and Their Victims
Rebecca Ayako Bennette. Fighting for the Soul of Germany: The Catholic Struggle for Inclusion after Unification. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. x + 368 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06563-5.
Reviewed by Michael Rowe (King's College London) Published on H-German (September, 2014) Commissioned by Chad Ross
Catholics and the Kulturkampf in Germany