- Tue. 11/27/01: Q5 on Thursday, 11/29. It is open notes
and can be prepared in advance. Question:
What are the two most important topics/lectures you learned in this
course, and what two do you consider least important? Write one sentence
for each explaining why. (One point each topic.)
- Tue. 11/27: L15-18 outlines not available yet, but soon! (see
Course Materials, below) [never uploaded, sorry]
- Tue. 11/27: final version of book essay: EVERYONE must staple
their corrected draft to the front of their final essay.
- Tue. 11/27: honors section will discuss the effects of liberation
on the postwar society in Germany, based on photocopies from Legacies
- Tue 10/30: book essay final version due date
extension: final version will be due Dec. 4, not Nov. 29.
due date of draft remains the same.
- This class has a discussion
forum. Post--anonymously--questions about lectures or assignments
Headings on this web page (back to top)
History 133Q links (This is the discussion seminar)
(back to top)
Lecture Outlines (links will be
dead until the Friday after lecture) (back to top)
- L2 National Socialist
ideology and its adherents
- L3 Explanations of the
Power Structure of the Third Reich: Intentionalism, Structuralism, Functionalism
(1999 Sonderweg handout)
- L4 Economic vs. Cultural
- L5 Attaining Power (originally
- L6 Retaining Power; Kristallnacht
- L7 A Case Study: Kristallnacht
- L8 The Path to World
- L9 The Path to the Holocaust
- L10 Concentration and
- L11 Concentration and
extermination camps II (Auschwitz)
Visit by survivor
- Sunday presentation by Ruth
- L13 Eugenics / Euthanasia;
the aftermath (Zachor project)
- L14 Mentalities of the
- [from here down are the 1999 handouts]
- L15 Anne Frank's Story and Its Lessons
- L16 Non-Jewish Resistance and Rescue
- L18 Personal Reflections on History & Memory (Babi Yar, Nina Morecki's story)
- L19 Dissolution, Liberation and the Perpetrators
- L20 Legacies of the Holocaust
Moderated Discussion List (back to top)
There is also a course
discussion list to which you can post questions or observations, and
receive responses from your classmates and the professor.
- To post a message, go to the new
post screen and type in your message. At present, you can remain
anonymous if you want.
Please use a meaningful short subject header, since it will identify
your posting in the archive.
- Once the forum is up and running, you can also view an archive
of posted messages.
- 10/11: Discussion of Kristallnacht based on web search
- 10/18: Discussion of origins of World War II based on textbook chapter
- 10/25: Discussion of Massaquoi and other survivor texts
- 11/1: Sorry I had to cancel without notice, but I had to bring Nina
- 11/8: eugenics and euthanasia (look them up on the web!)
Purchasing the Course Books (back to top)
Lists of links, and interesting web sites (back to top)
- Women and the Holocaust
Sexuality in WWII Concentration Camps (oral history project at UC
[Dec. 1998-May 2001 at archive.org]
alphabetical list of Holocaust links (Prof. Al Filreis, English,
of Holocaust-related web sites (CSU Chico, genocide
course by S. Edelman)
- Holocaust Links
page (Joyce Meyer, Champaigne-Urbana Jewish Federation)
- Racist and Holocaust denial websites:
Denial on Trial: David Irving vs. Penguin Books/Deborah Lipstadt
- Internet Resources
on Genocide and Mass Killings from the University of the West of
of the Third Reich, War
Crimes and Criminals,
Mass Killing, The
Jewish Holocaust, World
War II Resources.
Sourcebook: "Responses to the Holocaust," by Robert Leventhal, Univ.
Some on-line Holocaust/Germany courses (back to top)
Explore some of these on-line courses to see some of the different emphases
set by instructors of Holocaust/Nazi Germany courses.
Holocaust by Jere Jackson, S.F.A. State University, Nacogdoches,
Texas (uses my Dachau book as a textbook)
on Genocide," by Carol and Sam Edelman, sociology/communication
studies at CSU Chico, with excellent links
Jews, and the Holocaust" by Robert
Moeller, history dept. at UC Irvine
Holocaust" by Dan
Rogers, history, Univ. of South Alabama
- Univ. of Idaho
(English Honors: Holocaust Legacies; a well-linked page)
- Hamburg Center for Holocaust Education
(Mattias Heyl; resources, not a course; English version is down)
(in literature), PDF syllabus by Zsuzsanna Ozsvath, U Texas/Dallas
History, Meaning, Aftermath" by Bjorn Krondorfer, religious studies,
St. Mary's, Maryland (Spring 1999)
on the Holocaust and Genocide," by Myrna Goodman et al, Sonoma
State (Spring 2001)(with some lecture
texts and good
Mass Violence, and Human Rights: A Path to Internationalizing the
Psychology Curriculum and Promoting Social Responsibility"by Linda
Woolf, Psychology, Webster University (St. Louis, MO): two in-depth
syllabi with links
Germany," by Gerhard Rempel, history, Western New England College:
very well-designed site with lecture
of Genocide and the Holocaust" by Ben
Austin, Middle Tennessee State Univ. In contrast to that simple
syllabus, his Holocaust
page has a very detailed set of links.
Previous course materials (back to top)
Picking up your work (back to top)
I keep all student work for at least one quarter after the course is
over. If you would like to pick up your work, please come to my office.
During my office hours, Tue 12:30-1:30, Wed. 11-12, is usually best for
me, but if you would like your work left in the envelope outside my door,
or to arrange a different pick-up time, send me an e-mail or leave a note.
If you are dissatisfied with your grade:
- First, please note that I grade YOUR WORK, not you.
- If you feel that the grade you received on your paper or exam does
not correspond to the quality of work that you submitted, you have two
- Print out, complete, and submit the following Grade
Change Application Form, OR:
- Write a page (or paragraph, whatever it takes) explaining WHY
you think your work is better than the grade assigned to it. Please
refer to the blue assignment sheet (for papers), and make sure you
did the assignment.
- Then resubmit the work in question with your explanation,
and I will regrade it and get back to you.
- Be sure to put some contact address on your explanation sheet,
so that I can be in touch with you.
- Note that I reserve the right to lower your grade, if I feel
that is warranted by closer examination.
- Wed., 9/26: Fall 2001 133D syllabus
and 133Q syllabus now available
- book lists (3 books for D, 8 for Q): graphical
version with prices; print version
with library call numbers
- Fri, 9/28: see the Massaquoi links, below under
- 9/28: Reader, (table of contents), 122pp,
available at Copy Services on the 2nd floor of the UCSB library, ca.
- Sat, 10/6: the honors section will meet Thursdays, 1-1:30pm,
in HSSB 4044.
Topic for 10/11: Kristallnacht (read through some web sites)
- Tue. 10/9: L03 and L04 links have been fixed (see
- Fri. 10/19: J3+4 due Thursday Oct 25; journal
assignment handout, (links page)
- Tue, 10/23: Q2 (chap. 6, analysis 2 and sources)
- Mon. 10/22, 7:30pm, Campbell Hall: films Fighter and
The directors will be present to answer questions. Synopsis
and reviews of Fighter
- On Sun. Nov. 4, 3pm, Campbell Hall: presentation
by Ruth Gruber (more
- Tue 10/30: Book summary due date extended: due next Tue, 11/6!
also: draft due date stays the same, but the final version will be due
Dec. 4, not Nov. 29.
- Sat 11/3: tonight and tomorrow night on NBC: documentary on
the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Mon 11/12: office hours Tuesday 11/13
will end at 1pm. Please contact me (e-mail best) if you need to make
an appointment, or call me at 968-6703 to consult.
- Office hours on Tuesday 11/20 will also end at 1pm, sorry
- Mon. 11/12: L14 outline available (see
Course Materials, below)
- Mon. 11/13: honors section will discuss Maus based on a photocopied
- Sat 11/3: Please write a journal entry on Nina Morecki's visit,
and print it out twice (lay the second copy in your journal)
I will bind these together to send to her. Please be candid--she appreciates