Phyllis Lassner Professor of Instruction in The Cook Family Writing Program, the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program and the Jewish Studies Program
Professor Phyllis Lassner teaches courses on Holocaust literature and film that are cross-listed with the WCAS Gender Studies and Writing Programs. Her publications include two books on the Anglo-Irish writer Elizabeth Bowen, British Women Writers of World War II: Battlegrounds of their Own, Colonial Strangers: Women Writing the End of the British Empire, and most recently, Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust. Her book Espionage and Exile: Fascism and Anti-Fascism in British Spy Fiction and Film is forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press. Professor Lassner has created and edits the Northwestern University book series "Cultural Expressions of World War II: Preludes, Responses, Memory." She was awarded the International Diamond Jubilee Fellowship at Southampton, UK.
Jewish Studies Courses
- English 105: Writing About Children and the Holocaust
- English 205: Intermediate Writing about Children & Holocaust
- Gender Studies 382: Gender, Race, & the Holocaust
- Jewish Studies 350: Representing the Holocaust in Literature and Film