Lionel Steiman

Senior Scholar

e-mail: lionel.steiman@umanitoba.ca

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (Hons), University of Manitoba

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

European, Germany, Exile Studies, Antisemitism, Holocaust

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2013
Lionel B. Steiman, “The Holocaust, Anti-Semitism, and Jewish Identity: Challenges and Changing Perceptions”, Outlook 51.3 (May/June 2013): 13-15; 51.4 (July/Aug. 2013): 7-8, 39.

2011
Lionel B. Steiman, “Franz Werfel: The Formation of a non-Jewish Jew”, in Hans Wagener and Wilhelm Hemecker, editors, Judentum in Leben und Werk von Franz Werfel (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011): 1-18.

Lionel B. Steiman, “Whose Rights? From Holocaust to Human Rights—the Canadian Museum for Human Rights”, Outlook 49.6 (Nov/Dec. 2011): 11-14.

2007
Lionel B. Steiman, “Aestheticism and Suicide in Stefan Zweig’s Rausch der Verwandlung”, in Ilona Slawinski, editor, Der Mnemosyne Träume.  Festschrift zum 80. Geburtstag von Joseph P. Strelka (Berlin: Francke Verlag, 2007): 397-407.

1998
Lionel B. Steiman, Paths to Genocide: Antisemitism in Western History (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1998, and New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998).

1995
Lionel B. Steinman [sic], “Stefan Zweig: The Legacy of World War I and the Tasks of Exile”, in Mark H. Gelber and Klaus Zelewitz, editors, Stefan Zweig Exil und Suche nach dem Weltfrieden, Studies in Austrian Literature and Thought (Riverside, CA: Ariadne Press, 1995): 73-87.

1994
Lionel B. Steiman, “Fragmente einer Konfession: Das Tagebuch bei Franz Werfel”, in Donald G. Daviau, editor, Österreichische Tagebuchschriftsteller (Edition Atelier: 1994): 357-385.

1992
Lionel B. Steiman, “Werfel’s Identity as Jew and Christian”, in Joseph P. Strelka and Robert Weigel, editors, Unser Fahrplan geht von Stern zu Stern (Bern: Peter Lang, 1992): 97-110.

Lionel B. Steiman, “Werfel, Christianity, and Antisemitism”, in Wolfgang Nehring and Hans Wagener, editors, Franz Werfel im Exil (Bonn Berlin: Bouvier Verlag, 1992): 51-66.

1991
Lionel B. Steiman, “Twilight or Dawn? Observations on Werfel’s Exile as Reflected in His Letters”, Modern Austrian Literature 24.2 (1991): 69-83.

1987
Lionel B. Steiman, “Begegnung mit dem Schicksal: Stefan Zweigs Geschichtsvision”, in Mark H. Gelber, editor, Stefan Zweig heute (Berne, New York: Peter Lang, 1987): 101-129.

Lionel B. Steiman, “Franz Werfel: His Song in America”, Modern Austrian Literature 20.3/4 (1987): 55-69.

1985
Lionel B. Steiman, Franz Werfel the Faith of an Exile: From Prague to Beverly Hills (Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1985).

1983
Lionel B. Steiman, “The Worm in the Rose: Historical Destiny and Individual Action in Stefan Zweig’s Vision of History”, in Marion Sonnenfeld, editor, Stefan Zweig: The World of Yesterday’s Humanist Today: Proceedings of the Stefan Zweig Symposium (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1983): 128-156.

1981
Lionel B. Steiman, “The Eclipse of Humanism: Zweig Between the Wars”, Modern Austrian Literature 14.3/4 (1981): 147-193.

1976
Lionel B. Steiman, “The Agony of Humanism in World War I: The Case of Stefan Zweig”, Journal of European Studies 6.2 22 (June 1976): 100-124.

COURSES TAUGHT

Western Civilization
The Great Historians
Antisemitism and the Holocuast
War and Society
Peace and War in the Modern World
History of Germany         
History of Fascism
History of War and Society