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Sara R. Horowitz

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Department of Humanities
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Professor

Office: Kaneff Tower, 755
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 77097
Email: srh@yorku.ca

Media Requests Welcome
Accepting New Graduate Students

Degrees

PhD, Brandeis University
MA, Columbia University

Research Interests

Arts and Culture , Comparative Literature, Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Comparative Literature and Jewish Studies
Books

Publication
Year

Shadows in the City of Light: Paris in Postwar French Jewish Writing (SUNY Press, 2021)

2021

Hans Günther Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016.

2016

Lessons and Legacies of the Holocaust X: Back to the Sources. Northwestern University Press, 2012.

2012

Voicing the Void. Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction. New York: State University of New York Press, 1997.

1997

Jewish American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical and Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Sarah Horowitz, Ann Shapiro, Ellen Schiff, and Miryam Glazer. Boston: Greenwood Press, 1994.

1994

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“What We Learn, At Last: Recounting Sexuality in Women’s Deferred Autobiographies and Testimonies,” in Palgrave Handbook of Holocaust Literature and Culture, ed. V. Aarons and P. Lassner (London: Palgrave, 2020). 45-63.

2020

“‘If he knows to make a child...’: Memories of Birth and Baby-Killing in Deferred Jewish Testimony Narratives,” in Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: New Transnational Approaches, ed. Norman J. W. Goda. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014, 135-151.

2014

'The Literary Afterlives of Anne Frank.' Anne Frank Unbound: Media, Imagination, Memory. Ed. Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblet and Jeffrey Shandler. Indiana University Press, 2012.

2012

'Literature.' The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies. Ed. John Roth and Peter Hayes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 428-443.

2010

'Lovin' Me, Lovin' Jew: Gender, Intermarriage, and Metaphor.' Antisemitism and Philosemitism in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries: Representing Jews, Jewishness, and Modern Culture. Ed. Phyllis Lassner and Lara Trubowitz. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2008, 196-216.

2008

‘The Gender of Good and Evil: Women and Holocaust Memory.’ Gray Zones: Ambiguity and Compromise in the Holocaust and its Aftermath. Ed. Jonathan Petropoulos and John Roth. New York: Berghahn Books: 2005, 165-78.

2005

'Engendering Trauma Memory.' Women in the Holocaust. Ed. D. Ofer and L. Weitzman. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. 364-378.

1998

'But is it Good for the Jews? Spielberg's Schindler and the Aesthetics of Atrocity.' Spielberg's Holocaust: Critical Perspectives on Schindler's List. Ed. Yosefa Loshitsky. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. 119-139.

1997

'The Paradox of Jewish Studies in the New Academy.' InsiderlOutsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism. Ed. D. Biale, M. Galchinsky, S. Heschel. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 116 - 130.

1990

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

‘The Detours Required’: Sarah Kofman and the ‘Black Milk’ of Hidden Children, The Journal of Holocaust Research, 34:4, 319-335

2020

'Kaddish: The Final Frontier.' Studies in American Jewish Literature 29 (2010): 49-67.

2010

'Gender, Genocide, and Jewish Memory.' Prooftext 20.1&2 (January 2000): 158-190.

2000


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/HEB3630 6.0 A Israeli Cinema LECT
Fall 2021 AP/HUMA3856 3.0 A Women and the Holocaust REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4818 3.0 M Shaping Jewish Memory SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/HEB3630 6.0 A Israeli Cinema LECT

Degrees

PhD, Brandeis University
MA, Columbia University

Research Interests

Arts and Culture , Comparative Literature, Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Comparative Literature and Jewish Studies

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

“What We Learn, At Last: Recounting Sexuality in Women’s Deferred Autobiographies and Testimonies,” in Palgrave Handbook of Holocaust Literature and Culture, ed. V. Aarons and P. Lassner (London: Palgrave, 2020). 45-63.

2020

“‘If he knows to make a child...’: Memories of Birth and Baby-Killing in Deferred Jewish Testimony Narratives,” in Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: New Transnational Approaches, ed. Norman J. W. Goda. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014, 135-151.

2014

'The Literary Afterlives of Anne Frank.' Anne Frank Unbound: Media, Imagination, Memory. Ed. Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblet and Jeffrey Shandler. Indiana University Press, 2012.

2012

'Literature.' The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies. Ed. John Roth and Peter Hayes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 428-443.

2010

'Lovin' Me, Lovin' Jew: Gender, Intermarriage, and Metaphor.' Antisemitism and Philosemitism in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries: Representing Jews, Jewishness, and Modern Culture. Ed. Phyllis Lassner and Lara Trubowitz. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2008, 196-216.

2008

‘The Gender of Good and Evil: Women and Holocaust Memory.’ Gray Zones: Ambiguity and Compromise in the Holocaust and its Aftermath. Ed. Jonathan Petropoulos and John Roth. New York: Berghahn Books: 2005, 165-78.

2005

'Engendering Trauma Memory.' Women in the Holocaust. Ed. D. Ofer and L. Weitzman. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998. 364-378.

1998

'But is it Good for the Jews? Spielberg's Schindler and the Aesthetics of Atrocity.' Spielberg's Holocaust: Critical Perspectives on Schindler's List. Ed. Yosefa Loshitsky. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997. 119-139.

1997

'The Paradox of Jewish Studies in the New Academy.' InsiderlOutsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism. Ed. D. Biale, M. Galchinsky, S. Heschel. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 116 - 130.

1990

Books

Publication
Year

Shadows in the City of Light: Paris in Postwar French Jewish Writing (SUNY Press, 2021)

2021

Hans Günther Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016.

2016

Lessons and Legacies of the Holocaust X: Back to the Sources. Northwestern University Press, 2012.

2012

Voicing the Void. Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction. New York: State University of New York Press, 1997.

1997

Jewish American Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical and Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Sarah Horowitz, Ann Shapiro, Ellen Schiff, and Miryam Glazer. Boston: Greenwood Press, 1994.

1994

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

‘The Detours Required’: Sarah Kofman and the ‘Black Milk’ of Hidden Children, The Journal of Holocaust Research, 34:4, 319-335

2020

'Kaddish: The Final Frontier.' Studies in American Jewish Literature 29 (2010): 49-67.

2010

'Gender, Genocide, and Jewish Memory.' Prooftext 20.1&2 (January 2000): 158-190.

2000


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/HEB3630 6.0 A Israeli Cinema LECT
Fall 2021 AP/HUMA3856 3.0 A Women and the Holocaust REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 AP/HUMA4818 3.0 M Shaping Jewish Memory SEMR
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/HEB3630 6.0 A Israeli Cinema LECT