Seminar Calls for Papers - Lessons and Legacies XVI – Ottawa

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Call for Papers
March 16, 2020
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Labor History / Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Literature

Seminar Calls for Papers
Application Period: Friday, February 21 – Monday, March 16, 2020

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University is pleased to announce that those interested in participating in the seminar format during the November Lessons and Legacies Conference in Ottawa may submit applications between February 21 and March 16, 2020.

Applicants are required to submit a paper proposal and a CV through the online application. More information about each seminar and the application may be found HERE

Seminar Information and Application (deadline: Monday, March 16, 2020)

Seminar One: Opting to Affiliate with Atrocity
Organizer: Irene Kacandes, Dartmouth College

Seminar Two: The Visual Turn in Holocaust Representation and Studies
Organizers: Phyllis Lassner, Northwestern University and Victoria Aarons, Trinity University

Seminar Three: Challenging Prevailing Paradigms in Holocaust Studies through the Creative Arts
Organizer: Hank Greenspan, University of Michigan

Seminar Four: Six Decades after Hilberg and Five Decades after Trunk – A New Analytical Comparative Framework for the Study of Jewish Councils
Organizers: Dr. Laurien Vastenhout, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Prof. Dan Michman, Yad Vashem and Dr. Jan Láníček, University of New South Wales

Seminar Five: Neighbors, Twenty Years Later
Organizers: Antony Polonsky, Brandeis University and Monika Rice, Gratz College

Seminar Six: Lessons Learned? Teaching the Holocaust in and with Texts in Languages Other Than English
Organizers: Natalie Eppelsheimer, Middlebury College; Yael Siman, Anáhuac University Mexico and Rachel Halverson, University of Idaho

Seminar Seven: Communist Jews in the Holocaust: A Seminar
Organizers: Dr Anna Hájková, University of Warwick and Dr Katarzyna Person, Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw

About the Conference

Lessons and Legacies XVI will be held in Ottawa, Canada, November 7-10, 2020. The conference will be co-hosted by the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. The Call for Papers can be found at this link.
Keynote Dinner Partner: Canadian War Museum

Conference Chairs
Jennifer Evans, Carleton University
Noah Shenker, Monash University

Conference Hosts
Jennifer Evans, Carleton University
Jan Grabowski, University of Ottawa

Workshop and Poster Coordinator

Contact Info: 

Sarah Cushman, Director

Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University

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