University of California, Los Angeles


Michael Rothberg  is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and the 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. His latest book is Multidirectional Memory: Remembering the Holocaust in the Age of Decolonization (2009), published by Stanford University Press in their “Cultural Memory in the Present” series and forthcoming in French and Polish translations. He is also the author of Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust Representation (2000) and co-editor of The Holocaust: Theoretical Readings (2003) with Neil Levi. Currently, Rothberg is completing two books: The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators, which is under contract with Stanford University Press, and Inheritance Trouble: Migrant Archives of Holocaust Remembrance, which is co-authored with Yasemin Yildiz and under contract with Fordham University Press.