Lisa Silverman

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-3968
 Holton Hall 331


PhD, Yale University
MA, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
BA, Yale University

Research Interests

Modern European Jewish history
German and Austrian cultural history
Photography and Visual Culture

Teaching Areas

Jewish History from Antiquity to the Present
Modern European Jewish history and culture
Holocaust History and Representation

Courses Offered

Hist/Jewish 358 – The Jews of Modern Europe – History and Culture
Hist 364 – History of the Holocaust
Hist/Jewish 379 – Introduction to Jewish History
Hist 398 – Challenges in Holocaust History and Representation
Hist 950 – Holocaust History and Memory

Selected Publications

Silverman, Lisa. “Vienna.” Oxford Bibliographies in Jewish Studies. Oxford University Press, (In Progress) .
Silverman, Lisa, and Magilow, Daniel H. Holocaust Representations in History: an Introduction. . Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2015.
Silverman, Lisa. “Art of Loss: Madame d’Ora, Photography, and the Restitution of Haus Doranna.” Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 60.1 (2015).
Silverman, Lisa. ““Jewish Memory, Jewish Geography: Mapping Vienna before 1938”.” Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City. Ed. Silverman, Lisa, and Sen, Arijit H. Indiana University Press, (2014): 173-197.
Silverman, Lisa, and Sen, Arijit H., eds. Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City. . Indiana University Press, 2014.
Silverman, Lisa D. ““À la recherche de la ‘différence juive’ : Elias et Veza Canetti dans la Vienne de l’entre-deux-guerres”.” Identités juives en Europe centrale. Des Lumières à l’entre-deux-guerres. Presses Universitaires François-Rabelais, (2014): 113-127.
Silverman, Lisa. “’Ella Zirner-Zwieback, Madame d’Ora and Vienna’s New Woman’.” Fashioning Jews: Clothing, Culture, and Commerce. Purdue University Press, (2013): 77-98.
Silverman, Lisa. “Strangers on Familiar Ground: Austrian Jewish Writing on Vienna.” H-NET.ORG. H-NET.ORG, (2012).