Janet Ward
Associate Professor of History
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Contact Address
Courses at UNLV
Research Interests

Contact Address:
Department of History
4505 Maryland Parkway , Box 455020
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5020
Tel. (702) 895-4961 ; Fax (702) 895-1782
Email: janet.ward@ccmail.nevada.edu
Campus Office:
Central Desert Complex, Building 2-220
History Department Website:

Courses at UNLV: 
AAD 101: History of the Built Environment
CST 200: Introduction to Cultural Studies
HIST 367: The Holocaust in its European Setting
HIST 490 / HIST 690: European Urban History
HIST 498 / HIST698: Urban Destruction & Reconstruction
HIST 728: Colloquium in European Intellectual/Cultural History: History & Memory
HIST 760: History & Representation
HIST 760: Holocaust Memory & Postwar German Identity
HIST 760: Muslim Identity in the New Europe
HON 400: Metropolis & Modernity
HON 400: Representing the Holocaust
Research Interests:
Urban & architectural history; Weimar & Nazi Germany; World War II; Holocaust representation; history of Berlin & London; memory culture; 
visual culture & consumerism; European modernism. 
Berlin Borders: Building the Post-Wall Metropolis

Weimar Surfaces: 
Urban Visual Culture in 1920s Germany
(University of California Press, 2001)

German Studies in the 
Post-Holocaust Age: The Politics of Memory, Identity, and Ethnicity
(co-edited with Adrian Del Caro, 
University Press of Colorado, 2000)

Arenas of Creative Contest
(co-edited with Elizabeth Sauer, 
State University of New York Press, 1997)
Selected Recent Articles & Essays: 
“Monuments of Catastrophe: Holocaust Architecture in Washington and Berlin,”  forthcoming in: Berlin – Washington, 1800 - 2000: Capital Cities, Cultural Representation, and National Identities, ed. Andreas Daum & Christof Mauch, German Historical Institute (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
"Berlin, the Virtual Global City," The Journal of Visual Culture 3.2 (2004): 239-56.
“Las Vegas on the Spree” ["Las Vegas vid Spree”], Arkitektur 103.1 (2003): 42-47.
“Nietzsche’s Transvaluation of Jewish Parasitism,” The Journal of Nietzsche Studies 24-25 (Fall 2002 - Spring 2003): 54-82.
Selected Grants:
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship (1999-2000); Fulbright German Studies Seminar (2001); German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) awards (1999, 1998, 1994); Getty Library Research Grant (2001); National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH Special Focus Grant, 2004; NEH Summer Stipend,1995; NEH Summer Seminar, 1994).

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