Film and the Holocaust: A Conversation
Wednesday, April 22
Room 321, Kresge College
- Keynote address: Sharon Pucker Rivo, "Images of Jews and the Holocaust
Rivo is director of the National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Near Eastern and Jewish
Studies at Brandeis
- Respondent: Murray Baumgarten
Baumgarten, a professor of English and comparative literature at UCSC,
is co-holder of the Neufeld-Levin Chair in Holocaust Studies
Thursday, April 23
Silverman Conference Room, Stevenson College
Panel 1, 9 a.m.
- Carolyn Hoefig, "Germany and Holocaust Film"
Hoefig has a Ph.D. in German history from UCSC
- Bruce Thomson, "French Culture, Film, and the Holocaust"
Thomson has a Ph.D. in French history from Stanford University and teaches
European history and culture at UCSC
- Gavriel Moses, "Invisible Jews in Italian Cinema"
Moses is an associate professor of Italian studies at UC Berkeley
Panel 2, 11 a.m.
- Catherine Soussloff, "The Burden of Representation in Holocaust
Soussloff is professor of art history at UCSC
- Jim Goldner, "Making Films, Teaching Films in the Midst of the
Goldner is professor of cinema at San Francisco State University
- Mark Slobin, "Music and Holocaust Films: How American Jewish filmmakers
Slobin is professor of music and chair of the musicology program at Wesleyan
- Peter Kenez, "The Absence of the Holocaust in Soviet Film"
Kenez, professor of Russian history, is co-holder of the Neufeld-Levin
Chair in Holocaust Studies
Panel 3, 1:30 p.m.
- Howard Wettstein, "Religious Questions, the Holocaust, and The
Wettstein is professor of philosophy at UC Riverside and chair of the Philosophy
- Greta Slobin, "Polish Film and the Holocaust"
Slobin is associate professor of Russian literature at UCSC
- Murray Baumgarten, "Documentary and Myth-Making in Shoah and Holocaust
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