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

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

2011-2012
HIST 1360 Introduction to Western Civilization from 1500
HIST 4000 /7772 Topics in History: Jewish History
HIST 4400/7700 Historical Method and Historiography

2010-2011
HIST 1360 Introduction to Western Civilization from 1500
HIST 2250 Social History of the Jews from Antiquity to Present
HIST 4310 (T1) Women's and Gender History
HIST 7772  Women's and Gender History in Germany