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INVITED TALKS / PRESENTATIONS

“Of Monsters and Common Men: A Brief History of the Holocaust,” introductory lecture for Teaching the Holocaust and Human Rights Symposium at the Montreal Holocaust Museum, Montreal QC, June 27 2018

Keynote and introductory remarks for film screening, Fanny’s Journey : “The Ordinary and the Extraordinary in Enfant Cachés Narratives,” Halifax Holocaust Education Week, Halifax NS, 2017

“Lessons and Legacies of Kristallnacht on the 79th anniversary of the November Pogroms, 1938,” community lecture at Congregation Beth Israel, Halifax NS, 2017

“Fear and Loathing in the Rhineland: The Social Life of Antisemitism in Alsace-Lorraine, 1933-1939,” Faculty seminar University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, San Juan PR 2017

“Neighbours in a dangerous time: German and French Jews between the wars,” invited undergraduate lecture at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
St. Mary’s City, Maryland 2016

Moderator, Fellows Symposium and Round Table: “Academics and their role in Public Policy,” at New Europe College
Bucharest, Romania 2015

“Jewish Farming Fantasies and the Business of Building new Jews in Interwar France,” University of Maine History Department Symposium
Orono, ME 2015

“ ‘A gigantic project requiring a superhuman effort’: Youth Movements and the Making of the Jewish Resistance in
France, 1926-1939,” at University of Maine Marxist and Socialist Studies Series
Orono, ME 2015

“L’antisémitisme en France,” Colloque: Les antisémitismes, l’Université de Montréal
Montréal, QC, Canada 2014

“Doing Archival Research in France,” History Department Preparing Future Faculty Workshop
Indiana University, Bloomington, USA 2014

“Jewish Heroes and Cowards of the First World War,” LeMood Montréal: Festival of Unexpected
Jewish Learning, Arts & Culture, Montreal, QC 2013

“Encountering the Holocaust in Western Europe,” Invited Lecture, Holocaust Memorial Brunch
Congregation Beth Ora, Montréal, QC 2013

 

 

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES / WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

“Crocs biens brossés: Designing and Defining a Jewish Race in the interwar Éclaireurs Israelites de France,” Concordia University, Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies workshop, Montreal QC 2017

“Urban Jewish Histories: Case Study of Interwar Strasbourg,” graduate student and faculty publishing workshop at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, San Juan PR 2017

“The Social Life of Antisemitism in Alsace-Lorraine, 1933-1939,” Fellows seminar at the Mandel Centre for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC 2016

“Insiders, Outsiders, Inside-Outers: New Perspectives and Propositions for Jewish History in Interwar France,” New Europe College Seminar (NEC)
Bucharest, Romania 2016

“Clean Claws, Kosher Beavers, and New French Jews: Class, Ethnicity, and the Eclaireurs israélites de France Between the World Wars,” at the annual meeting for the American Historical Association (AHA)
New York, NY 2015

“’I could have mistaken him for a Norman!’: Jews and Farming in Interwar France” at the annual meeting for the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS)
Baltimore, MD 2014

“ ‘How to be an exemplary hero’: Jewish First World War Heroes and the Politics of Sacred Union in Wartime and Interwar France” at The Centre for Jewish History and The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University Conference on World War I and the Jews: New Research
New York, NY 2014

“‘Maman je vais partir‘: Gender and Jewish Youth Revolutions in Interwar France,” at the Berkshire Conference for Women Historians at the University of Toronto
Toronto, ON 2014

“The Kids of Oberlin Street: The Mercaz Hanoar and Strasbourg’s Interwar Jewish Renaissance,” at the annual meeting for the AHA
Washington, DC 2014

“Building the house of the (young) people: The Éclaireurs israélites, HaMercaz Hanoar, and the politics of youth in interwar Strasbourg” at the annual meeting of the AJS
Boston, MA 2013

“How to be a Busy (Kosher) Beaver: The Business of Jewish Scouting in Interwar France,” Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference at Concordia University
Montreal, QC 2013

“Briskers in Paris and Israélites on the Beach: La Colonie Scolaire and the Interwar Regeneration of French Jewry,” at the annual meeting of the AJS
Chicago, IL 2012

“In the Shadows of the Synagogue:” René Hirschler and the new Rabbi in Interwar Alsace at the annual meeting of the Western Society for French History (WSFH)
Banff, AB, Canada 2012

“Men of Thought, Men of Action: The Great War and the Modernization of the French Rabbinate” at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Jewish Studies Association (MJSA)
Toronto, ON 2012

“Croire et Agir, Believe and Act: René Hirschler and the new Rabbi in Interwar France” at Paul Lucas Graduate Student Conference in History
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 2012

“An Affair to Remember: A French-Jewish Crisis and the Mortara Affair,” at Paul Lucas Graduate Student
Conference in History
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 2010

“Dreyfus’ sons go to war: Israélites in Arms, 1914-1918,” at Max and Hilde Kochmann Workshop for
PhD Students in European Jewish History and Culture – University of Sussex, Oxford, UK 2009

 

 

 

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