Dr Noah Shenker, 6a Foundation Lecturer in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Noah Shenker earned a doctorate in critical studies from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California in 2009, completing a dissertation exploring the mediations of Holocaust survivor testimonies. During his doctoral work he was the recipient of fellowships including the Charles H. Revson Fellowship for Archival Research at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Following his graduate work he held a position as a postdoctoral fellow at McMaster University. He is currently the 6a Foundation and N. Milgrom Lecturer in Holocaust and Genocide Studies within the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University, where his research and teaching focus on the representation of the Holocaust, genocide, and trauma more broadly in testimonies and visual culture. Among other works, he is the author of Reframing Holocaust Testimony (Indiana University Press, 2015) and “Through the Lens of the Shoah: The Holocaust as a Paradigm for Documenting Genocide Testimonies.” History & Memory 28.1 (Spring/Summer 2016): 141-175.

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