Holocaust Testimony and Maya Testimony in Post-Genocide Guatemala
Estelle Tarica is associate professor of Latin American literatures and cultures chair of the Latin American Studies Program at University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Inner Life of Mestizo Nationalism (University of Minnesota Press, 2008), concerning the discourse of indigenismo and mestizaje in Mexico, Peru and Bolivia and focusing on the work of José María Arguedas, Rosario Castellanos and Jesús Lara.
Tarica’s current book manuscript examines the circulation and reception of Holocaust testimony in Latin America. Her research areas include the study of racial ideologies and how these are linked to discourses of cultural decolonization, especially in Mexico, the Andes and the French Caribbean. Her articles have appeared in edited volumes and in the journals Chasqui, Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana, Latin American Literary Review, Journal of Latin American Studies, Política Común and Yale French Studies, among others.
- 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
- The Third Reich in the United States: Uncovering Hitler’s American Supporters, February 14, 2019
- 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)
- School of Humanities & Liberal Studies
- Comparative and World Literature Department
- Modern Languages and Literatures Department