Monash presenters at Association of Jewish Studies Conference

The Association of Jewish Studies is holding its 44th Annual Conference on December 16-18 in Chicago, Illinois. Since its founding, the AJS has grown into the largest learned society and professional organization representing Jewish Studies scholars worldwide.

This year there will be 6 presenters from the ACJC representing Monash University. Papers will be given by:

  • Professor Leah Garrett: : Jewish American War Novels and the Holocaust

  • Dr Karen Auerbach: Samuel Orgelbrand’s Polish Encyclopedia: Jewish Publishers and Nineteenth-Century Networks of Polish Scholarship

  • Dr Daniella Doron: Trauma, Universalism, and Universal Victimhood: Rehabilitating Jewish Youth in Postwar France

  • Dr Noah Shenker: Developing Testimonial Literacy: A Comparative Approach to the Research Uses of Holocaust Testimonies

  • Dr David Slucki: : Black and White: Yiddish Writers in Australia and the Question of Race

  • Annabelle Baldwin (PhD candidate): Hidden Trauma: Sexual Violence Against Jewish Children in Hiding During the Holocaust