2003-2004 teaching schedule
Sept. 1, 2003]
[removed Dec. 23, 2004]
- Spring 2004 office hours: Wed. 1-2, Thu. 11-noon
[removed Feb. 20, 2005]
- Jan. 2003-July 2004: I
amwas co-chair of the UCSB work
group on General Education. To follow the group's work, go to the: GE
work group page.
- January 2003: My book Legacies of Dachau has won the
Conference Group for Central European History's Hans Rosenberg book prize
for the best book on central European history published in the 2000 and
of award letter
- July 2004: images from anti-Jewish children's
book test page;
"Personal Remembrance and History" workshop page added under
[removed May 12, 2005]
- Sept. 2004: 2004-05
teaching schedule: on research leave Fall,
(no office hours, contact me by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 2/20/05: On April
29 I will be presenting at a German-French colloquium in Munich:
"Memories and History: From the Experiential World of the Concentration
My presentation is titled: "How Dachau has Changed: Ideas and Goals
of Its Presentation, 1945-2005" (in German).
will upload the colloquium program when it is available.3/13/05: The conference website is: www.dachau2005.com;
blurb about my
- 3/29/05: I've uploaded the remaining 6 133p proseminar
papers from spring 2004 to the 133p
papers index page.
- January 2005: I
attended the conference "Genocides: Forms, Causes and Consequences"
in Berlin, Jan. 13-15: Haus
der Kulturen der Welt page; program
(from: http://www.hist.net/ag-genozid/namibianwar). After that I will be
in Dachau, Munich and Frankfurt.
1/27/05: outline of my presentation "Memories
of Genocide and the Development of Collective Memories" added
to Presentations page.
- Dec. 29, 2004: web site reconfiguration, with separate
and Courses pages; new personal
page at marcuse.org.
- October 2004: Legends
about Nazi Germany pages created as part of my Dachau Project;
also GSA roundtable handout on Historians
and the Internet added.
- 12/20/06: Winter 2007 office hours: Tuesdays 12:30-2:30
& by appointment
- 3/28/07: Office hours Spring 2007: Monday 12:30-1:30
& Thursdays noon-1pm.
teaching schedule (last updated 12/23/06: W07 times)
Fall 06: Hist 133A: 19th Century Germany (lecture)
(2006 syllabus, website):
2121, MWF 11-11:50 (9/25: waiting list begun)
Wint 07: Hist 133B: 20th Century Germany, I: 1900-1945 (lecture)
4020 , TR 11-12:15
201E: Graduate reading seminar in German and public history:
4201, Mon. 2-4:50 (2007 website)
Spr. 07: Hist 133C: 20th Century Germany, II: 1945-1990 (2007
217B: Graduate research seminar, part 1 (2007
2007 emphasis: public history and memory. Thur. 9-11am
94 (freshman seminar): Representing Hitler and Nazism, 1925-2006
3201, Tue. 1-1:50, enroll code 50237 (2007
- 5/1/08: My Spring 2008 office hours: Tue.
2-3, Thu 2-3.
- 10/16/07: New presentation added: Exhibiting
Dachau, 1945-2005. The on-line version includes 32 slides with comments.
teaching schedule (last updated 5/1/08--future quarters
Wint 08: Hist 133D: The Holocaust in German History (2008
133Q: Readings in Holocaust History (website)
Spr. 08: Hist 2c: World History, 1700-present (website)[T-Th
500: Seminar for Teaching Assistants (syllabus)
94 (freshman seminar): Portrayals of Hitler, 1925-2008
TBA, Wed. 2-2:50, (website)
- 10/30/08: My Fall 2008 office hours: Wed.
- 4/1/09: My Spring 2009 office hours: Tue & Thu 3:15-3:45;
Hist 133p meets in HSSB 1174 Tue 2-3:15, and in HSSB 4020 Thu 2-2:50.
- 4/6/09: Office hours on 4/8 and 4/9 are cancelled. Email me
to make an appointment.
- 6/10/09: summer office hours by appointment
- 9/14/09: Fall schedule (so far): Hist 2c TR 8-9:15; office
hours TR 9:30-10:30,
Hist 2ch honors section T [12-1-2-3?] canceled
due to budget cuts; Hist 500 M 1-3.
- 9/23/09, 9pm. Sept. 24: First day of class: although I had previously
been on the fence about canceling class completely on the Sept. 24 Day
of Action (I thought I'd use most of the time to relate course content
to the issues at hand), the UC Administration's intransigent stance and
adding insult to injury by raising students fees a huge amount, I've decided
I must participate in the strike action instead. You'll find me during
class time on a picket line on the west side of campus, perhaps the Pardall
corridor. See my Hist 2c webpage for
- 9/24/09, 7am: "Crashing" Hist 2c. There is very little
chance that this will be possible. As per the poilicy on the Hist .dept.
homepage, sign in at the first lecture on 9/29, then put yourself on lists
for and at specific sections.Go to Hist
2c homepage for more details.
- 9/24/09, 7am: No office hours today, but I'll hold special office
hours this Friday and Monday, noon-1pm, HSSB 4222. NOTE: I moved my
office to an open one across the hall over the summer, to get away
from the hot sun in the afternoons.
- 9/26/09: my Fall
2009 office hours: TR 9:40-10:30,
in HSSB 4222.
- 2009-2010 teaching
schedule(last updated 6/10/09)
Fall 09: Hist 2c: World History, 1700-present (website);
Hist 500 for TAs (08 syllabus)
Wint 10: Hist 133D: The Holocaust in Europan History (2010
133DR: Readings in Holocaust History (133Q website)
Spr. 10: 2-unit L&S honors program seminar (1-unit
freshman seminar version)
- 5/21/09: I participated in a panel about Academic Freedom at
UCSB, in regards to the allegations that Prof. Bill Robinson of Sociology "abused" it
by sending an email about the Israeli occupation of Palestine to his class.
The blog SantaBarbara4AcademicFreedom posted video
clips of the event on youtube, including two of my presentation (pt.
- At the end of Sept. 2009 my first clip had 35 views, my second 43, neither
had any comments. Pt. 1 had 122 views, pt. 2 31, pt. 4 27.
- 10/18: pt. 6: 40 views, pt. 7: 50 views, no comments
- 1/17/10: my Winter
2010 office hours: M 4-5pm; W 1-2pm,
in HSSB 4222.
- 5/2/10: my Spring
2010 office hours: W 1-2:30pm; Th 12-12:30pm,
in HSSB 4222.
- Office hours on May 5 and 6 are cancelled; contact me to arrange a meeting.
- Sept 21, 2010: Fall 2010 office hours: Mondays 1-2, Wednesdays 1:15-2:15.
teaching schedule (last updated 5/2/10)
Fall 10: Hist 204: Research Workshop (2010 website)
Wint 11: Hist 133B: Germany, 1900-1945 (2009
website with syllabus)
200WD: Readings in World History (200wd website; links page; films page)
Spr. 11: Hist 133C: Germany 1945-present (website) Tue-Thu, 3:30-4:45, Phelps 1119
133P: Proseminar in German History (133P
website), Mon-Wed, 3:30-4:45, HSSB
INT 184hm: Honors Seminar "Portrayals of Hitler, 1900-1930s," M 10-11:50, HSSB 4202
- 6/27/08: I've just made a History
Dept. Location page for visitors to the department.
- July 20, 2010: Two new presentations added at the bottom of my Presentations page: a July 2008 German text for a symposium honoring Barbara Distel, and an April 2010 keynote on the Lessons of the Holocaust as 48 ppt images in an 8 page pdf..
- Dec. 6, 2010: Three hilarious animations on xtranormal.com that speak from many professors' hearts, even if we don't have the guts to say it:
- Dec. 12, 2010: Hitler photo a forgery? I've made a Hitler and WWI Outbreak Photo page about this possibility, after posting about it on the yahoo group 3rdReichStudies An October 2010 article in Die Welt reported on the possibility that the widely-reproduced picture of Hitler in the Munich crowd cheering the outbreak of WWI is a forgery.
Authentic video and possibly forged photo of Hitler on Aug.
- Dec. 21, 2010: Winter 2011 office hours: Mondays 4-5, Wednesdays 1-2.
Note: Mondays I arrive from class often a few minutes late. No office hours on Wed., Feb. 2.
- Dec. 21, 2010: Hist 204: Writing Workshop course homepage created. 200wd course page in progress.
- Jan 28, 2011: Spring course information updated:
- Hist 133C: Germany 1945-present (website) Tue-Thu, 3:30-4:45, Phelps 1119.
133P: Proseminar in German History (133P
website), Mon-Wed, 3:30-4:45, HSSB 4041 (on Wednesdays HSSB2552). This course is intended for student who have taken Hist 133b or d, or are concurrently enrolled in 133c. We won't meet both days every week. Other students can enroll as space permits; student who had Hist 2c with me may get priority.
- INT 184hm: Honors Seminar "Portrayals of Hitler, 1900-1930s," M 10-11:50, HSSB 4202
(former course website; official description).
- Jan. 30, 2011: At long last!! I've added the remaining 30 handwritten pages of my journal of the trip to Lviv in August 1999 with Holocaust survivor Nina Morecki and her daughter Carol. Perhaps most interesting as a personal look into an Eastern bloc country 10 years after the end of the Cold War.
- Feb. 11, 2011: An inquiry from Hamburg, where the VVN is trying to revive interest in the Ohlsdorf memorial about which I wrote my MA thesis, prompted me to insert 4 missing pages into the pdf of my Master's thesis, and also add pdfs of a couple of papers I wrote at the Universities of Munich and Hamburg in the early 1980s: about the 12th century cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, and about Liberated Concentration Camp Inmates in the first postwar months. See my Publications page.
- March 28, 2011: Spring 2011 office hours: M, W 1-2pm.
- April 22, 2011: I've added a scan from a 1986 German book to my Niemoeller Quotation page, in which N. answers a question about when the "First they came for the Communists..." originated.
teaching schedule (last updated 1/5/12)
Fall 11: Hist 2c, World History, 1700-present (2011 website)
Wint 12: Hist 133D: The Holocaust in European History (2012
website; 2010 syllabus)
133DR: Readings in Holocaust History (2012 website)
Spr. 12: INT 184hm: Honors Seminar "Portrayals of Hitler, 1900-1930s" (Hitler project; course)
- August 18, 2011: My Hist 2c book order for Fall 2011 is now available.
- Oct. 7, 2011: My Fall 2011 office hours are T & Th, 9:30-10:30. Sometimes I'm a little late getting to my office from my class that ends at 9:15.
On Oct. 18 (Tue), my office hour is postponed: 11:30-12:30.
- Jan. 5 , 2012: My Winter 2012 office hours are M 3:30-4:30; Thu 11:10-12:00.
- Spring 2012 office hours: W 1-2, Thu 3-4. But no office hours May 31-June 13. Back on June 14, 3pm.