National Socialism

Memory and Representation in Holocaust Cinema- syllabus

This course will explore Holocaust memory and representation in American and European cinema. To this end, students will utilize primary and secondary sources, including history, film, art, and philosophy.

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Fritz Haber: Jewish chemist whose work led to Zyklon B

Einstein: [Haber's story was] the tragedy of the German Jews, the tragedy of unrequited love...

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Remember

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Remember is an engrossing and thoughtful film about memory and the Holocaust.

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To study history or not to study history. That is the question

One of the difficulties in teaching medicine after the Holocaust to American students is their limited knowledge of US history. As this article from the Wall Street Journal on June 30, 2016 points out, even history majors have few requirements to study US history. Because premed students are usually required to take science rather than humanities courses for admission into American medical schools, their knowledge of US history is even more inadequate. This deficiency makes it difficult for medical students to appreciate the changes in the US government that have greatly influenced American medicine for the past 100 years.

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Students Visiting Holocaust-Related Sites

How visiting Holocaust sites can aid in teaching Medical Ethics.

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Radical Evil: 2013 Film deconstructs psychology of Nazi Killers

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Streaming film directed by Stephen Rosewitzki | Austria / Germany / 2013 | 96 minutes | English, German, Ukrainian | Hebrew subtitles. The film deconstructs the process of transforming average men into ideologically motivated killers and takes the viewers on a psychological and intellectual journey into the roots of evil.

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