Graduate Catalog

HIS 734 Deaf People in Hitler's Europe

This course will cover a series of important topics in the history of the Deaf people in Europe living under Hitler's dictatorship. Topics may vary each time the course is taught, based on emerging scholarship and its availability in English translation. Topics will include the nature of Nazism and the Holocaust; the deaf community in 1933; deaf Nazis; eugenics, sterilization and the "T-4" Program; the fate of deaf Jews in Europe.