Alvin H. Rosenfeld
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Professor of English and Jewish Studies
M. Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies
Director, Center for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism
Ph.D., Brown University, 1967
Holocaust Literature; American Jewish Literature; practical criticism.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Imagining Hitler (Indiana University Press, 1985; Japanese-language translation, forthcoming; German-language translation, forthcoming).
Translated (with Erna B. Rosenfeld), Günther Schwarberg, The Murders at Bullenhuser Damm: The SS Doctor and the Children (Indiana University Press, 1984).
A Double Dying: Reflections on Holocaust Literature (Indiana University Press, 1980; paperback ed., 1988; German-language translation, forthcoming).
Co-Editor (with Irving Greenberg), Confronting the Holocaust: The Impact of Elie Wiesel (Indiana University Press, 1979).
Editor, The Collected Poems of John Wheelwright, with an Introduction by Austin Warren (New Directions, 1972; paperback ed., 1983).
Editor, William Blake: Essays for S. Foster Damon, with an Introduction by Malcolm Cowley (Brown University Press, 1969).
Member, Board of Directors, Association for Jewish Studies
Contributing Editor, American Poetry Review, 1972-
Member, Editorial Board, Shoah: Review of Holocaust Studies
Member, Editorial Board, Face to Face
Member, Editorial Board, Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies
Member, International Editorial Advisory Board, Holocaust and Genocide Studies: An International Journal
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Dimensions: A Journal of Holocaust Studies
Member, Editorial Board, Jüdische Studien
Consultant, Religion Division, Lilly Endowment, Inc., 1977-1982
Special Adviser to the Chairman of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council
Judge for National Jewish Book Awards 1980-1984
Judge for Koret Jewish Book Award
Member, National Program Committee, Anti-Defamation League
Consultant, NEH Division of Research Programs
Consultant, NEH Division of General Programs for Media
Editor, Indiana University Press Series on Jewish Literature and Culture
Member, International Board, Institute of Contemporary Jewry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Member, Advisory Committee of the Braun Center for Holocaust Studies, Anti-Defamation League
Consultant, Indiana University Press
Member, Advisory Committee for the Interuniversity Fellowship in Jewish Studies
Member, Education Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council
Educational Consultant, The Wexner Heritage Foundation
Referee for scholarly manuscripts for a variety of academic presses and journals
Consultant to several universities regarding their establishing Jewish Studies Programs
Consultant on tenure cases of faculty members at several universities
Consultant to team of British producers who are making a documentary film on Holocaust writers
Member, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Advisory Board, Anti-Defamation League
Member, Holocaust Education Foundation Academic Advisory Board, Northwestern University
Member, Indiana University Press Faculty Committee
Numerous public lectures at universities in this country, Europe, and Israel.