|UCSB Int 94ax, Winter 2000
|Teaching the Holocaust
||HSSB 4221, 893-2635
|HSSB 1211, Wed. 2:00-2:50
||Office hours: Tues. 1-2, Wed. 11-12
WEEK 6 HANDOUT
DISCUSSION OF HOLOCAUST MEMORIALS
- Who? Who makes them? What audience(s) are they addressed
- What do they look like?
- When were they made?
- Where are they located? What does that reveal about
their meaning and importance?
- Why are they set up?
SCHEDULE FOR COMING WEEKS
- Feb. 22, Tuesday at noon, Multicultural Center:
Film "No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger"
Think about why US-Americans should remember negative aspects
of our country's history
- Feb. 23: conversation with Holocaust survivor
please read in advance her letter on the web site: www.history.ucsb.edu/projects/holocaust
6pm, MCC (free refreshments at 5pm): film about Maya Lin, designer
of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, and the Civil
Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama
7pm, 1119 Girvetz: film "Nasty Girl" about a German
history student in the early 1980s (1½hours)
(shown for my Hist. 133c lecture)
- Mar. 1: view the film "Confessions of a
Hitler Youth" about Alfons Heck, and discuss youth in the
- Mar. 8: discuss Holocaust museums, in preparation
for our visit to the LA Museum of Tolerance
as preparation read my illustrated essay "Experiencing the
Jewish Holocaust in Los Angeles: The Beit Hashoah-Museum of Tolerance,"
published in an on-line journal:
- Mar. 12 (Sunday), depart 10am: trip to the LA
Museum of Tolerance
I have a 15 person van from UCSB, so we can all drive together.
- Mar. 15: final session