Katherine Alcauskas, “New Lachmann-Mosse Family Artwork Donations to the UW-Madison Chazen Museum of Art”

The Chazen Museum of Art recently added to its collection seventeen artworks descended within the Lachmann-Mosse family and generously donated by John Tortorice. Altogether, they demonstrate the eclectic collection that the wealthy and influential German-Jewish …

Abigail Lewis, review of Annette Becker’s “Messengers of Disaster: Raphael Lemkin, Jan Karski, and Twentieth Century Genocides”

Annette Becker. Messengers of Disaster: Raphael Lemkin, Jan Karski, and Twentieth Century Genocides. Trans Käthe Roth. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2021. 304 pp. Cloth $39.95. ISBN 9780299333201. The central question driving Annette Becker’s newly …

Jay Geller, review of Darcy Buerkle, Skye Doney eds., “Contemporary Europe in the Historical Imagination”

Darcy Buerkle and Skye Doney, eds. Contemporary Europe in the Historical Imagination. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2023. 418 pp. Cloth $79.95. ISBN 9780299342401. The mid-twentieth century produced many exceptional scholars of German history, more …