Assembly Series: Sue Vice “The Holocaust in Literature and Film: Revisiting Claude Lanzmann’s ‘Shoah’”

  • Monday, November 5, 2018 • 5:00 pm
  • Umrath Lounge, Umrath Hall, 1 Brookings Dr

Sue Vice joins us at Washington University to discuss the Holocaust in Literature and Film, specifically revisiting Claude Lanzmann’s ‘Shoah’.

Sue Vice is a professor in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. Vice is influenced by the work of Mikhail Bakhtin and her research background is in the work of Malcolm Lowry. Her publications in the field of literary theory include Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Reader (1996) and Introducing Bakhtin (1997). In relation to the Holocaust, she has written about such subjects as novels, in Holocaust Fiction (2000), children´s perspectives, Children Writing the Holocaust (2004), Claude Lanzmann’s classic film Shoah (a BFI Modern Film Classics volume in 2011), and, with Jenni Adams, has edited a volume entitled Representing Perpetrators in Holocaust Literature and Film (2013).

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