Charlotte Schallié is an Associate Professor and current Department Chair in the department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria. Her research interested include post-1945 diasporic and transcultural writing/filmmaking, memory studies, Jewish identity in contemporary cultural discourse, transcultural studies, and Holocaust education.
Her current SSHRC-funded research project —“Narrative Art and Visual Storytelling in Holocaust and Human Rights Education,” develops a new dialogical-reflective pedagogy in Holocaust and Human Rights education fostering broad and deep collaborations and intercultural exchange between researchers, visual artists, Holocaust survivors, librarians, students, and community members in Canada, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands, and the UK. This joint project will supplement and expand current educational materials providing new digital-interactive capabilities for the use of Holocaust-themed graphic novels.
Research Interests: Post-1945 transcultural literature and film (Germany/Switzerland), Theories of spatiality, Jewish identity in contemporary cultural discourse, and Literature/film representing the Shoah