Rebecca Rovit

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Florida State University
Primary office:
Murphy Hall
Room 317
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594


Professor Rovit is a specialist in German theater with particular attention to the post-War legacy and the Holocaust.

Teaching interests: Script Analysis; Theatre Historiography. Special Topics in Modern European Drama, specifically German; The New Beginning: German Theatre trends,1945-1949; Jewish Artistic production in Nazi Germany; Theatre and Genocide.
Research interests: The cultural heritage of the Holocaust (1933-1945), including art produced by prisoner-artists in situ and the role of the performing arts under duress: within Nazi Germany, and in ghetto and camp settings. Theatre and Trauma Studies. Rebuilding the cultural landscape, post WWII Germany.


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