Berel Lang, Ph.D., Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Letters, Wesleyan University
Professor Lang is a noted authority on representing the Holocaust. Author of Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of History and Ethics (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000); Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide (University of Chicago Press, 1990); and Philosophical Witnessing: The Holocaust as Presence (University Press of New England, 2009).
Alicia Nitecki, Ph.D, Professor Emerita of English, Bentley University
Nitecki was two years old in 1944 when she and her family were arrested and deported to a labor camp in Lauterbach. She has spent the latter part of her professional life immersed in the literature of the Holocaust. Author of Recovered Land (UMass Press, 1995). Translator of We Were in Auschwitz, Siedlecki, et al. (Welcome Rain, 2000); Postal Indiscretions: The Correspondence of Tadeusz Borowski (Northwestern University Press, 2005); The Old Guard, Mieczyslaw Lurczynski (SUNY Press, 2010); Letters from Under the Mulberry Tree, Gustaw Morcinek (unpublished); Drohobycz, Drohobycz and Other Stories: True Tales from the Holocaust and Life After, Henryk Grynberg (Penguin, 2002)
Simone Gigliotti, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, School of History, Philosophy; Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University
Author of The Train Journey: Transit, Captivity, and Witnessing in the Holocaust (Berghahn, 2009); The Holocaust: a Reader (co-editor), (Blackwell Publishing, 2005)
Dov Bing, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Waikato. Author of numerous journal articles and papers on the Holocaust and Holocaust Denial, among them The Nazi Persecution of the Jewish Community of Holland: Collaboration and Heroism (1998) and The Techniques of Holocaust Denial (2000).
Monica Tempian, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington. Research interests include German-Jewish Studies, Exile Studies and Autobiographical Writing. Currently working on projects in the areas of childhood exile and literary and life writing of Holocaust survivors.
Giacomo Lichtner, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, School of History Philosophy Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington. Author of Film and the Shoah in France and Italy(Vallentine-Mitchell, 2008). A cultural historian of Modern Europe with a theoretical interest in cinema as a privileged mediator between history and memory.
John Bertram is the Coordinator of the website Venus febriculosa. His latest article Lingerie, Lollipops, Lipsticks: Inventing The Perfect Lolita Cover has just been published in the Nabokov Online Journal Volume IV/2010. In his other life he is the Principal of Bertram Architects.