Berkeley Book Chats
In Holocaust Consciousness and Cold War Violence in Latin America (SUNY, 2022) Estelle Tarica (Spanish & Portuguese) proposes the existence of a recognizably distinct Holocaust consciousness in Latin America since the 1970s.
Community leaders, intellectuals, writers, and political activists facing state repression have seen themselves reflected in Holocaust histories and have used Holocaust terms to describe human rights atrocities in their own countries. In so doing, they have developed a unique, controversial approach to the memory of the Holocaust that is little known outside the region.
She is joined by Debarati Sanyal (French).