The Third Reich in the United States: Uncovering Hitler's American Supporters
Bradley Hart discusses the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II. This lecture is part of the Department of Jewish Studies 2018 - 19 lecture series, Holocaust Across the Disciplines. Funded in part by the Morris Weiss Award in Holocaust Education. Reception to follow. Free.
Bradley Hart is an assistant professor at California State University, Fresno. He is the author of Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States, George Pitt-Rivers and the Nazis and The Global 1920s: Politics, Economics and Society.
Hart completed his doctorate in history at Cambridge University master’s degree in modern history at University of St. Andrews. Most of his research has focused on far-right political extremism in the early 20th century. He is working on a large project related to American political extremism along with a number of other projects.
- Asperger’s Nazi Science: A Conversation with Herwig Czech and Edith Sheffer, October 4, 2018
- Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz: Coexistence and Violence in an Eastern European Town, October 23, 2018
- Corpses of the Holocaust: A New Approach to the Destruction and its Aftermath, November 15, 2018
- Holocaust Testimony and Maya Testimony in Post-Genocide Guatemala, November 29, 2018
- Uprooting, Criminality and Machination: Jews and Nazis in Martin Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, March 12, 2019
- Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust, May 7, 2019
- Holocaust Center of San Francisco (a division of Jewish Family and Children’s Services)
- History Department
- Modern Languages and Literatures Department