Benjamin M. Baader

Associate Professor

Office: 347 University College
e-mail: Benjamin.Baader@umanitoba.ca
Phone: (204) 474-9150

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.A., Columbia University
B.A. equivalent, Technische Universität Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin

RESEARCH INTERESTS :

Jewish history; gender history, women's history, history of masculinities; religion; history and memory; historiography; German history

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

"The Shoah, the Sacred, and Jewish Victim Identity in Postwar Germany and North America: The Scar without the Wound and the Wound That Did Not Close." In History, Memory, and Jewish Identity, edited by Ira Robinson, Naftali S. Cohn and Lorenzo DiTommaso, 257-293. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2016.
“From the History of Integration to a History of Entanglements: Reconceptualizing the German Jewish Experience,” transversal: Zeitschrift für jüdische Studien, vol. 14:1, 2013, pp. 51-60.
Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History. Co-editor with Sharon Gillerman and Paul Lerner (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012).
Gender, Judaism, and Bourgeois Culture in Germany, 1800-1870, (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006)

 "Jews, Women, and Germans: Jewish and German Historiographies in a Transatlantic Perspective," Gendering Modern German History: Rewriting Historiography, ed. Karen Hagemann and Jean Quartaert, (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Publishers, 2007).

 "Rabbinic Study, Self-Improvement, and Philanthropy: Gender and the Refashioning of Jewish Voluntary Associations in Germany, 1750-1870," Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Society: Experiences from Germany, Great Britain, and North America, Thomas Adam, editor (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004).

COURSES TAUGHT

2018-2019
HIST 1350 Introduction to Western Civilization to 1500
HIST 2350 Europe, 1789-1870

2017-2018
HIST 2250 Social History of the Jews from Antiquity to Present
HIST 2350 Europe, 1789-1870
HIST 4400/7700 Historical Method and Historiography

2016-2017
HIST 1200 Introduction to Western Civilization
HIST 2350 Europe, 1789-1870
HIST 4400/7700 Historical Method and Historiography

2015-2016
HIST 1350 Introduction to Western Civilization to 1500
HIST 2350 Europe, 1789-1870
HIST 3062 German Jews, 1618 to the Present

2014-2015
HIST 2250 Social History of the Jews from Antiquity to Present
HIST 2350 Europe, 1789-1870
HIST 4960/7270 Special Studies in European History: European Women's and Gender History

2013-2014 (on leave)

2012-2013 (on leave Term 1)
HIST 1360 Introduction to Western Civilization from 1500