CSP: Statuettes of Limitations: The Oscars & the Holocaust, 1945-1960
Pre-Oscars Event with Lawrence Baron
Lawrence Baron, Ph.D., held the Nasatir Chair of Modern Jewish History at San Diego State University from 1988–2012. He has authored and edited four books including The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema (Brandeis University Press, 2011) and Projecting the Holocaust into the Present: The Changing Focus of Contemporary Holocaust Cinema (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005). In 2006, Baron delivered the keynote address for Yad Vashem’s first conference devoted to Hollywood and the Holocaust. He is currently working on a book about the history of how the Oscars has honored films about the Holocaust. Baron has taught the Holocaust in Feature Film course at SDSU for 15 years.
Sponsor: Community Scholar Program