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Debora Silverman


Professor & University of California Presidential Chair in Modern European History, Art and Culture at UCLA


Contact Information

Email    SILVERMA@HISTORY.UCLA.EDU
Office  9337 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-825-5066

Degrees

Ph.D. Princeton University, 1983

Selected Publications

"Frantz Jourdain, Architect of the French Modern Style," The Encyclopedia of Architects, Macmillan Press.

"Sigmund Freud and Jean-Martin Charcot: Liberal Legacies and the Scope of Psychological Innovations" in Vienna, 1880-1930, L'Apocalypse Joyeuse, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1986.

Selling Culture, Pantheon, 1986.

Amerika halt hof, Rowolt, 1990.

Art Noveau in Fin-de-Siecle France: Politics, Psychology and Style, U.C. Press, 1989. French translation, 1993.

"Pilgrim's Progress and Vincent Van Gogh's Metier," in M. Bailey, ed., Van Gogh in England, 1992.

"The New Woman, Modernism and the Decorative Arts in Fin-de-Siecle France," in Lynn Hunt, ed., Eroticism and the Body Politic in Modern France, 1990.

"Religious and Social Origins of Van Gogh's Craft Labor," in M. Roth, ed., Rediscovering History, 1994.

"At the Threshold of Symbolism, 1888: Gauguin's Vision After the Sermon and Van Gogh's Sower in Symbolist Europe," Lost Paradise, 1995.

Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art, Farrar, Straus & Gireux, 2000

Weaving the Picture: A Life of Vincent van Gogh, in progress

Current Courses by Term

2016 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2017 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

Previous Courses by Term

2015 Spring Quarter

Topics in History: Modern Europe

2015 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2014 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2014 Spring Quarter

Topics in History: Modern Europe

2014 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2013 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2013 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

Topics in History: Modern Europe

2012 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2011 Fall Quarter

Seminar: Modern European History

2011 Spring Quarter

Seminar: Modern European History

2011 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2010 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2010 Spring Quarter

Topics in History: Modern Europe

2010 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2009 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2009 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2008 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

Seminar: Modern European History

2008 Spring Quarter

Seminar: Modern European History

2008 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2007 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2007 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2006 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2005 Spring Quarter

Advanced Historiography: Europe

2005 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2004 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2004 Spring Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice

2004 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2002 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice

2002 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe: 19th Century

2001 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice

2001 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in European Studies

History of France: The Making of Modern France, 1871 to the Present

2001 Winter Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe: 19th Century

2000 Fall Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice

2000 Winter Quarter

Introduction to Historical Practice

Art, Politics, and Social Change in 19th-Century England and France

1999 Fall Quarter

Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe: 19th Century

Previous Courses by Course

HIST 201E
Topics in History: Modern Europe

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Spring Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2010 Spring Quarter

HIST M122E
Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2015 Winter Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2009 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

HIST 97C
Introduction to Historical Practice: Variable Topics in European History

2014 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

2004 Fall Quarter

HIST M230B
Seminar: Modern European History

2011 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

HIST M230A
Seminar: Modern European History

2011 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

HIST 200D
Advanced Historiography: Europe

2005 Spring Quarter

HIST 99
Introduction to Historical Practice

2004 Spring Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

2000 Fall Quarter

2000 Winter Quarter

HIST M126E
Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe, 19th Century

2004 Winter Quarter

HIST 126E
Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe: 19th Century

2002 Winter Quarter

2001 Winter Quarter

1999 Fall Quarter

HIST 128C
History of France: The Making of Modern France, 1871 to the Present

2001 Spring Quarter

EUR STD 102
Special Topics in European Studies

2001 Spring Quarter

HNRS 95
Art, Politics, and Social Change in 19th-Century England and France

2000 Winter Quarter