MillerComm Lecture Series

Stereotypes of Jews in 20th Century Cinema

Tuesday, August 31st, 2004
Omer Bartov
7:30 pm

Third Floor, Levis Faculty Center

919 West Illinois Street


Event Description

Using still images, Omer Bartov focuses on varying ways Jews have been represented in anti-Semitic films, as victims in Holocaust films, as heroes, especially in Hollywood films on the establishment of Israel, and as anti-heroes, mainly in Israeli films that make the "Jew" Nazi-like and the Arabs as Jew-like victims.
Hosted by: Program in Jewish Culture and Society

In conjunction with: Department of Anthropology, Department of History, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Program for the Study of Religion, Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security, Unit for Cinema Studies, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

Omer Bartov

George A. Miller Endowment Visiting Professor and Krouse Family Visiting Scholar, UIUC and John P. Birkelund Distinguished Progessor of European History, Brown University