October 26, 2020 - via Zoom
Dr. Shelly Cline will focus during this seminar on the ways that gender impacted those who experienced the Holocaust. Additionally, she will look at how those gendered differences appear in films in memorialization.
After attending this session, participants should be able to:
1. Identify why gender is a useful category of analyzing the Holocaust
2. Understand different strategies employed by survivors based on their gender.
Shelly Cline is the Historian at the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education in Overland Park, Kansas. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on the SS Aufseherinnen in the concentration camp system and the gendered perpetration of the Holocaust. Her research has been supported by grants from the University of Kansas and the Universität Hamburg. She has presented at national and international conferences. Cline has been an instructor in KU's Humanities Program, their Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department, and their Jewish Studies Program. She has also served on the faculties of the Kansas City Art Institute and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Shelly Cline, Ph.D.
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
A Zoom link will be sent by October 23.
About the Center
The Greater Kansas City and Topeka Psychoanalytic Center is a nonprofit organization which provides a forum for discussion of theoretical, cultural, and clinical ideas regarding psychoanalysis, as well as networking opportunities for professionals, through community forums, professional workshops and annual film series. Membership is open to any person with a serious interest in psychoanalysis. The Center is the parent organization of the Greater Kansas City Psychoanalytic Institute, which provides post graduate training in the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. More information about the Greater Kansas City and Topeka Psychoanalytic Center is available at www.gkcpsa.org.