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janina bauman is a Holocaust survivor from Warsaw. She holds a degree in philosophy from Warsaw University. Bauman lived in Poland until 1968, when she was forced to emigrate to England. She is the author of the autobiographical novels Winter in the Morning (1986), A Dream of Belonging (1988), Returns (1995), and Beyond These Walls: Escaping the Warsaw Ghetto (2006). Writing in Polish, she regularly contributes to Polish literary and cultural periodicals. zev garber is Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies at Los Angeles Valley College, U.S.A. He is the series editor of Studies in the Shoah, co-editor of Shofar, and has served as president of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew. His books include Shoah, The Paradigmatic Genocide, Academic Approaches to Teaching Jewish Studies, Double Takes: Thinking and Rethinking Issues of Modern Judaism in Ancient Contexts, and Mel Gibson’s Passion: The Film, the Controversy, and Its Implications. terri ginsberg received her doctorate in Cinema Studies from New York University , U.S.A. She has taught film and cultural studies at Dartmouth College, Ithaca College, Rutgers University, Dartmouth College, and the City University of New York. She is author of Holocaust Film: The Political Aesthetics of Ideology and co-editor of the volume Perspectives on German Cinema. She is currently completing a book about political ideology in international Holocaust film. dorota glowacka is Associate Professor in the Contemporary Studies Programme at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Canada. She is co-editor of Between Ethics and Aesthetic: Crossing the Boundaries (suny, 2002), and she has published numerous articles on American, French, and Polish literature, continental theory, and Holocaust literature and art. She is also a translator of literature and theory into Polish. Contributors  8DCIG>7JIDGH marita grimwood is completing her Ph.D. in the English Department at the University of Newcastle, U.K. Her book, Holocaust Literature of the Second Generation , is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan (2007). geoffrey hartman is Sterling Professor of English and Comparative Literature (Emeritus) at Yale University, U.S.A., and a founder and the project director of its Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. He is one of the founding members of the Yale Critics group, the school of theory initiated by the anthology Deconstruction and Criticism in 1979. His latest books are The Longest Shadow: In the Aftermath of the Holocaust (1996), The Faithful Question of Culture (1997), and A Critic’s Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958–1998 (1999). The Geoffrey Hartman Reader was published in 2004. eva hoffman was born in Kraków and emigrated to the United States at the age of thirteen. She is the author of several highly acclaimed works of nonfiction: Lost in Translation, Exit into History, Shtetl, and After Such Knowledge. Her first novel, The Secret, appeared in 2002, and The Ceremony is her first dramatic work. Hoffman splits her time between London and Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is visiting professor at mit. andrew jakubowicz is Professor of Sociology at the University of Technology in Sydney Australia. He is research coordinator for the website for Remaking Multicultural Australia and has been involved since 2001 in the exhibition entitled Crossroads: Shanghai and the Jews of China, at the Sydney Jewish Museum and the National Maritime Museum. He is a principal researcher in the Trans/forming Cultures Research Group at uts and a member of the joint University of Western Sydney–uts Institute for Cultural Research. anne karpf is a British sociologist, writer, and award-winning journalist. She contributes regularly to the Guardian and other British national newspapers, and broadcasts regularly for the bbc. She is a senior lecturer at London Metropolitan University. She is the author of Doctoring the Media: The Reporting of Health and Medicine (1988) and The Human Voice (2006), published in the uk, usa, France, Germany, and Japan. The daughter of Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivors, she also wrote a family memoir, The War After: Living with the Holocaust (1996). erica lehrer is Assistant Professor in the History Department at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She is completing a book Remaking Memory: How Jews and Poles Are Salvaging Jewish Heritage in Poland. joanna b. michlic is chair in Holocaust Studies and Ethical Values at Lehigh University. Her research interests include the history of East European Jewry, politi- 8DCIG>7JIDGH  cal and cultural history of Eastern Europe, and nationalism and ethnic minorities. Together with Anthony Polonsky, she co-edited The Neighbors Respond: The Controversy over the Jedwabne Massacre in Poland...


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