Maria Zalewska is a Ph.D. candidate in Cinema and Media Studies at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and a 2016-2018 Mellon Ph.D. Fellow in the Digital Humanities. Her research interests include cinematic representations of the Holocaust; documentary film; media memory; national and transnational modes of memorialisation; politics of technologised memory; place and space in cinema; history as film/film as history; digital humanities; and political economy of film. Her dissertation project, ‘#Holocaust: Rethinking the Relationship Between Spaces of Memory and Places of Commemoration in The Digital Age,’ focuses on the relationship between interactivity, (documentary) film studies, and Holocaust memory.
This paper seeks to map theoretical and practical preoccupations in the contemporary relationship between places of commemoration and more abstract spaces of Holocaust memory. While the range of this topic … Read More