Dr Dominic Williams

Research interests

Holocaust testimony and memorialisation, especially the Scrolls of Auschwitz and representations of the Auschwitz Sonderkommando; contemporary Jewish poetry; Anglo-American modernism and antisemitism; twentieth-century British Jewish literature and culture

  • Holocaust testimony and memorialisation
  • The Scrolls of Auschwitz
  • Representations of the Auschwitz Sonderkommando
  • Contemporary Jewish poetry
  • Anglo-American modernism and antisemitism, esp. Pound, Lewis and Eliot
  • Twentieth-century British Jewish literature and culture

The main focus of mycurrent research is on representations of the Auschwitz Sonderkommando,ranging from the framing of their testimony in post-war trials to novels and films in which they appear as characters to their presence in sub-cultural forms such as comics and extreme metal music.

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="https://ahc.leeds.ac.uk/dir/research-projects">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>