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Journal of the History of Sexuality 11.1 and 2 (2002) 354-356

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Geoffrey J. Giles is Associate Professor of history at the University of Florida. His article on "The Institutionalization of Homosexual Panic in the Third Reich" recently appeared in Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany, edited by Robert Gellately and Nathan Stoltzfus (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001). He spent the academic year 2000-2001 as senior scholar-in-residence at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., under the J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Fellowship at its Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. He is currently completing a book about homosexuality within the Nazi movement.

Terri J. Gordon teaches in the French Department at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her scholarly interests lie in the areas of ethics, aesthetics, and gender studies. She has published on Josephine Baker and the cabaret and is currently at work on a book-length study of projections of femininity in the Third Reich.

Atina Grossmann is Associate Professor of history at the Cooper Union in New York City, where she teaches modern European history and gender studies. Her publications include Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995); "A Question of Silence: The Rape of German Women by Occupation Soldiers," October (1995); "Trauma, Memory, and Motherhood: Germans and Jewish Displaced Persons in Post-Nazi Germany, 1945-1949," Archiv für Sozialgeschichte (1998); and Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century, which she is coediting with Omer Bartov and Mary Nolan (forthcoming in 2002). She is working on Victims, Victors, and Survivors: Germans, Allies, and Jews in Occupied Postwar Germany, 1945-1950 (forthcoming from Princeton University Press in 2003).

Elizabeth D. Heineman is Associate Professor of history at the University of Iowa. She is the author of What Difference Does a Husband Make? Women and Marital Status in Nazi and Postwar Germany (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999) as well as numerous articles on women, sexuality, memory, and public policy in twentieth-century Germany. She is currently researching sexual consumer culture through an examination of Beate Uhse, who transformed a black-market business in condoms and contraceptive information in the late 1940s into Germany's largest erotica firm today.

Dagmar Herzog is Associate Professor of history at Michigan State University. She is the author of Intimacy and Exclusion: Religious Politics in Pre-Revolutionary Baden (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996), and is currently writing a book on sexual moralities in post-Nazi Germany.

Erik N. Jensen is completing his Ph.D. in modern European history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His dissertation explores sport, gender, and the emergence of the modern body in Weimar Germany.

Birthe Kundrus is Assistant Professor of German history at the Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg. She is the author of Kriegerfrauen: Familienpolitik und Geschlechtsverhältnisse im Ersten und Zweiten Weltkrieg (Hamburg: Christians, 1995). She has been granted a fellowship from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft to complete her Habilitation on colonial visions in the Kaiserreich. Recent publications include "Nur die halbe Geschichte: Frauen in der Wehrmacht zwischen 1939 und 1945—Ein Forschungsbericht," in Die Wehrmacht: Mythos und Realität, edited by Rolf-Dieter Mueller and Hans-Erich Volkmann (Munich: Oldenbourg, 1999); and "Gender-Wars: The First World War and the Interpretation of Gender Relations in the Weimar Republic," in Gender-Wars: The Military, War, and Gender in 20th-Century Central Europe, edited by Karen Hagemann and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).

Stefan Micheler is writing his dissertation at the University of Hamburg on the subject of identities and the persecution of same-sex-desiring men in Weimar and Nazi Germany. He is an editor of the queer history journal Invertito and has published numerous essays on sexuality in the history of the 1968 student rebellions and on gay and lesbian cultures and organizations in Weimar and Nazi Germany.

Julia Roos received her Ph.D. in history from Carnegie Mellon University and is currently an Affiliated Scholar at the Center for Advanced Feminist...


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