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Photograph shot by James Friedman, from 12 Nazi Concentration Camps, Signpost for gas chamber and self-portrait, Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp, near Strasbourg, France, 1981

Articles, etc.

Edge Effects: "The Unreliable Bestiary: A Conversation with Deke Weaver" (October 21st, 2021)



"Too Painful to Forget, Too Painful to Remember: Ashes of Memory in Marguerite Duras and Alain Resnais's Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and Duras's La douleur (1985)" (February 2021)

Jewish Review of Books: "Infinite Mirrors" Review of Nicole Krauss's To Be a Man (January 19th, 2021)

Medium: "The Doube Truth of Who We Are" (January 11th, 2021)

To Be A Writer: Reflections on the Writing of Nicole Krauss, Ninth Letter (2020)

“JewKkKlansman,” AJS Perspectives special issue on Hate, (Spring 2020)

‘“Grotesquery to the Surface:’ The Leo Frank Case and Philip Roth’s Plot Against America Revisited in Trump’s Alt-Right America.” Special Issue of Studies in American Jewish Literature on Trump and the Jewish Question (Spring 2020: Vol. 39: 1, pp. 44-72)

Review of Track Changes by Sayed Kashua, Ha’aretz (8 November 2019)


“Philip Roth’s Journey from ‘Enemy of the Jews’ to Great Jewish American Novelist” 


The essay above reprinted in


“Philip Roth, un Américain avec ses complexes.” Mémoires en jeu No. 8 (2018-2019 Hiver-Printemps) : 142-143. 

“Roth and Race,” (Co-written with Naomi Taub), Roth in Context, ed. Maggie McKinley (Cambridge University Press)


“Memory as Fluid Process: James Friedman’s ‘12 Nazi Concentration Camps’ and Gunter Demnig’s Stolpersteine” Shofar 37.1 (2019): 41-71


“How Many Feminists Does It Take to Screw in a Lightbulb?” Special Memorial Issue of Philip Roth Studies (Spring 2019): 68-78 


Philip Roth entry in Dictionary of Literary Biography 382 


“Charlotte Delbo’s Visualities of Memory,” Women in French Studies (2016, Volume 6: 39-42)


“Interview with Jacqueline Pery d’Alincourt” (transcribed by Hapsatou Wane), Contemporary French Civilization (2013, Volume 38.3: 323-343)


“Um wen trauern wir? Zum Werk von Christian Bolanski,” Translation of part of Chapter Four of Unwanted Beauty, “Aesthetic Mourning: Christian Boltanski.” Holocaust Fiktion, ed. Iris Roebling-Grau and Dirk Rupnow, München, Germany: Wilhelm Fink (2015): 163-181


“Double-Consciousness and the Jewish Heart of Darkness: The Counterlife and Operation Shylock,” Roth and Celebrity: An Edited Collection. Aimee Pozorski, ed. Lexington Books, 2012: 133-153


“Holocaust Postmemory: W.G. Sebald and Gerhard Richter” (co-written with Fernando Herrero-Matoses), Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature, Jenni Adams, ed. Continuum, 2014:  139-157


“Just Folks Homesteading: Roth’s Doubled Plots Against America,” Philip Roth: American

Pastoral, The Human Stain, The Plot Against America, Debra Shostak, ed. Continuum Press, 2011: 115-129

“Exposing Violence, Amnesia, and the Fascist Forest through Susan Silas and Collier Schorr’s Holocaust Art” (Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Culture Vol 2 (2008): 110-128


Vandervelde Downs: Fiction Speckled with European History 

NPR Interview with Rachel Otwell, “U of I’s ‘Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies’ Connects Past with Present”

WILL Interview with Niala Boodhoo, “Reconciling with Racism on Yom Kippur” 18 September, 2018:

AJS Podcast “Portnoy’s Complaint at 50”

Kaplan interviews Nicole Krauss, CAS/MillerComm2019