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Holocaust Memory Reframed by
In Holocaust Memory Reframed, Jennifer Hansen-Glucklich examines representations in three museums: Israel's Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Germany's Jewish Museum in Berlin, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. She describes a variety of visually striking media, including architecture, photography exhibits, artifact displays, and video installations in order to explain the aesthetic techniques that the museums employ.
Performing European Memories by
Asking whether a genuinely shared European memory is possible while addressing the dangers of a single, homogenized European memory, Gluhovic examines the contradictions, specificities, continuities and discontinuities in the European shared and unshared pasts as represented in the works of Pinter, Tadeusz Kantor, Heiner Müller and Artur Zmijewski.
The Bear That Wasn't by
Call Number: PZ10.3 .T139 Be5
Publication Date: 2007-11-02
"A fable for grownups that will be fun for children. Sit down with the book and get your own bearings." -- New York Herald Tribune With the first signs of approaching winter, the Bear's thoughts naturally turn to a cozy cave and a long snooze till spring. But when he awakes a few months later, he is surprised to find himself smack dab in the middle of a sprawling industrial complex! Forty-six delightfully original and whimsical illustrations add to the charm of this unique and entertaining fable.
Facing History and Ourselves by
Call Number: D810 .J4 F33 1994
Publication Date: 1994-01-01
Students move from thought to judgment to participation as they confront the moral questions inherent in a study of violence, racism, antisemitism and bigotry. The readings and activities explore the consequences of discrimination, racism, and antisemitism by holding up "the tarnished mirror of history" to one of the most violent times in world history -- the 1930s and 1940s (excerpt from Facing History and Ourselves website)