Danielle Christmas
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of English and Comparative Literature
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Danielle Christmas is a Cummings Foundation Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (June-August 2014) and a Postdoctoral Fellow in American Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2014-2016). She is a former recipient of a number of national awards, including the Mellon / ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2013-14). Her manuscript, “Auschwitz and the Plantation: Labor and Social Death in American Holocaust and Slavery Fiction,” concerns how representations of Holocaust and slavery perpetrators contribute to American socioeconomic discourses. She has taught and published on topics ranging from American narratives of Nazi fugitives to the so-called African Hottentot Venus Saartje Baartman. Most recently, her article on William Styron's Sophie's Choice and The Confessions of Nat Turner will appear in the journal Twentieth-Century Literature (2014). You can find out more about Danielle’s work at her website, www.daniellechristmas.com.

Please watch this video for a short talk entitled, "When Israel Becomes Germany: Agnosticism in Robert Young's Eichmann (2007)." This was recorded for presentation at the Film Club of the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Victoria, Australia on March 29th, 2012. 

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Public lecture at the Jewish Holocaust Centre, Victoria, Australia on August 8th, 2013

“A Parade of Villainous Vixons: Sex and Guilt in Jew Suss: Rise and Fall"
Pictured (below) with Dr. Adam BrownDr. Deb Waterhouse-Watson, and two Holocaust survivors from the Jewish Holocaust Centre.

"Repurposing the Nazi, Inhabiting the Jew: 'Waking Up' Rwanda in Urwintore's The Investigation," The Future of the Past, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, July 2014

"New Directions in Holocaust Studies," Lessons & Legacies Conference XIII, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, October 2014

"The Plantation-Auschwitz Tradition: Forced Labor and Free Markets in American Holocaust and Slavery Narratives." Forthcoming in Twentieth-Century Literature, Winter 2014