THE ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT MONDAY SEMINAR SERIES
Professor of History, Jewish Studies, and the History of Culture
University of Chicago
“A Jewish Sensorium?: Material Culture and Embodiment in Germany 1890-1930”
Monday, November 23, 2009, 3:30 p.m., Haskell 315
Here is some background information:
PhD 1988 Brown University (History)
MA 1982 Harvard University (History)
BA 1979 University of Michigan (History/Medieval Studies)
Current Book Projects:
Strangers at Home: Jewish Parisians and Berliners in the Twentieth Century
Commemorating Death, Obscuring Life? The Conundrums of Memorialization
2009 Cultural Revolutions: Everyday Life and Politics in Britain, North America, and France. Oxford, Berg, 2008; U California Press 2009
1996 Taste and Power: Furnishing Modern France. University of California Press
2009 “Archiving a Life: Post-Shoah Paradoxes of Memory Legacies,” in Ludtke & Jobs, eds, Unsettling Histories. Frankfurt, Campus Verlag.
2009 “The Boundaries of Jewishness or when is a Cultural Practice Jewish?” Jewish Social Studies, Vol 8:1: 47-64
2005 “Beyond Words,” American Historical Review, 110:4: 1015-1045.
2005 “Regeneration through the Everyday? Furniture in Revolutionary Paris,” in Art History 28:2 227-247.
2005 “Coming Home? Jews in Postwar Paris,” Journal of Contemporary History, 40:2 237-259
2003 (w/ T. Holt) “Sambo in Paris: Race and Racism in the Iconography of Everyday Life,” in Peabody & Stovall, eds., The Color of Liberty: Histories of Race in France, Duke U Press.