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Memory and Representation in Holocaust Cinema

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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.

The films viewed for this course include Night and Fog (1955), Forgiving Dr. Mengele (2006), Schindler’s List (1993), Life is Beautiful (1997), Mr. Death (1999), Stefan Ruzowitzky’s Radical Evil (2013), and Inglourious Basterds (2009).

Other films may be utilized to enhance students’ learning experience.

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