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.
Curriculum Vitae

Selected Presentations

“Everything You Need to Know about BDS to Talk to Your Children and Grandchildren about Israel”

February 22, 2020

Jewish Collaborative of San Diego | San Diego, California

“Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt Debate the Jewish Refugees”

December 10, 2019

Sholem Residence | St. Paul, Minnesota

“Henriette Szold: Overcoming Personal Tragedy to Become the Founder of Hadassah”

December 2, 2019

Bat Harim Hadassah Chapter | San Diego, California

“Jewish Radicals in the Era of the 1905 Revolution: Did Gender Matter?”
“The Wandering Jew” (panel chair)

December 2019

Association for Jewish Studies Annual Meeting | San Diego, California

“The State of Gender Studies in Modern German History: The Decline of Gender or Ready to be Reimagined?” (panelist)

October 4, 2019

German Studies Association | Portland, Oregon

“Hebrew Bedouins and Muscular Eves: Sexuality, Violence and Romance in the Era of the First Kibbutzim”

November 15, 2019

Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting | New Orleans, Louisiana

“Music as Ornament, Music as Career: Fanny Hensel and Clara Schumann Revisited”

September 2019

Etre Juive dans l’Europe de Maria Szymanowska: Talents, Ambitions, Perspectives

Sponsored by the Polish Academy of Science | Paris, France

“Using Intersectionality to Interpret Jewish and German History”

April 2019

West Coast Germanists Workshop

University of Southern California | Los Angeles, California

“Jews and the Intersectionality Problematic”

January 4, 2018

Panel on “Crossing Boundaries, Rewriting Nineteenth-Century Central European History”

American Historical Association | Washington, DC

Featured Publications

Holocaust Living Workshop

The Holocaust Living Workshop—codirected by Deborah Hertz and Erik Mitchell, Audrey Geisel University Librarian—aims to preserve the memory of victims and survivors of the Holocaust through the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive, public events, and training.