|Friday, January 18, 2019||2:00PM - 4:00PM||Goldring Student Centre|
Regents Room - 206
150 Charles St W
Prof. Brenneis’s talk is based on her recent book, Spaniards in Mauthausen: Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp, 1940-2015 (2018). It delves into a little-known subject of the cultural legacy of Spaniards deported to the Nazi concentration camp of Mauthausen during World War II.
Sara Brenneis is an associate professor at Amherst College in Massachusetts who specializes in Spanish historical, literary and cultural studies. Her research examines representations of the Spanish Civil War, World War II, the Franco dictatorship and the Spanish transition to democracy. In addition to Spaniards in Mauthausen (U of Toronto Press, 2018), she published Genre Fusion: A New Approach to History, Fiction, and Memory in Contemporary Spain (2014) and is the co-editor of Spain, World War II, and the Holocaust: History and Representation, (forthcoming, the U of Toronto Press).
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