James E. Young


James E. Young is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English and Judaic & Near Eastern Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he has taught since 1988, and Founding Director of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at UMass Amherst.

Interview with James E. Young

from The Uses of the Past, Volume 9, Number 2

“Memorials seem to remember just about everything except their own coming into being.”