Deborah Hertz

Deborah Hertz is the Herman Wouk Chair in Modern Jewish Studies and a professor in the Department of History at UC San Diego.


“Roundtable on Israel Studies”

Association for Jewish Studies annual meeting
San Diego
December 18, 2016
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“Jewish Women and their Friends and Enemies in the German Women’s Movement, 1904-1914”

German Studies Association annual meeting
San Diego
October 1, 2016
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“Henriette Herz as Jew, Henriette Herz as German: Conversion, Friendship, Nationalism”

At a roundtable on “Affairs of the Mind: The Salon and Jewish Women Writers”
UCLA Center for Jewish Studies and the Department of Germanic Languages, Los Angeles, CA
April 19, 2016

“Befriending a Public Antisemite: Rahel Levin Varnhagen and Clemens Brentano”

Jewish Museum Berlin International Conference
April 8, 2016
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New Publications

“Henriette Herz as Jew, Henriette Herz as Christian: Relationships, Conversion, Antisemitism”  in Die Kommunikations-, Wissens- und Handlungsraeume der Henriette Herz (Gottingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht, 2017)

“Love, Money and Career in the Life of Rosa Luxemburg” in Three-Way Street: German Jews and the Transnational (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016).

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