Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops
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The articles in this issue of French Politics, Culture & Society range from social distances and class hierarchies during the First World War to an examination of how “memory activists”—and particularly new anti-racist groups—mobilized the memory of slavery to address issues of community identity and resistance within the context of twenty-first-century republican
Sadly, many of the films you find that cover this period are going to be from either white perspectives, or problematic from a racial sense.
The first that comes to mind are the multiple biopics about Cecil Rhodes, including "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) and the horrendously epic BBC mini series "Rhodes: The Life and Legend of Cecil Rhodes" (1996).
CFP: EHS/SHA Panel on Biography
Regarding "insanity and gender" in modern Jewish fiction:
See the character of Miriam Devorah in S.Y. Agnon's "The Hazzanim" in "A City in Its Fullness," ed. Mintz and Saks (Toby Press), pp 78-97 (in Hebrew in his "Ir uMeloah"). See also the articles by Mintz, Arbell, and Katzman:
and the chapter by Alan Mintz in his "Ancestral Tales" (SUP).
Director of Research, Agnon House