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Kyle Jantzen <email@example.com>
Ambrose University College
Current research projects focus on religion and nationalism in Nazi Germany, and on Canadian and American Protestant responses to Kristallnacht and the Holocaust.
|Address:||Ambrose University College
150 Ambrose Circle SW
Calgary, Alberta T3H 0L5
|List Affiliations:||Reviewer for H-German
Reviewer for H-Judaic
|Interests:||European History / Studies
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Political History / Studies
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), History, University of Saskatchewan, 1989
Master of Arts, History, University of Saskatchewan, 1991
Doctor of Philosophy, History, McGill University, 2001
_Faith and Fatherland: Parish Politics in Hitler’s Germany._ (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008)
“National Socialism as a Force for German Protestant Renewal?: Pastors and Parishioners Respond to Adolf Hitler’s ‘National Renewal’.” Pages 52-72 in _Christian Responses to the Holocaust: moral and ethical issues._ Edited by Donald Dietrich. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2003.
“Propaganda, Perseverance and Protest: Strategies for clerical survival amid the German Church Struggle,” _Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture_ 70 (June 2001): 295-327.
“Getting the Message: German Protestant Pastors and their Parishes during the Nazi Era.” Pages 240-241 in _XVIIIe Congrès International des Sciences Historiques/18th International Congress of Historical Sciences 1995. Actes/Proceedings._ Edited by Claude Morin. Montreal: Comité International des Sciences Historiques/International Committee of Historical Sciences, 1995.
“Wilhelm Leuschner--Der Gewerkschaftsführer.” Pages 152-168 in _"Für Deutschland": Die Männer des 20. Juli._ Edited by Klemens von Klemperer, et al. Berlin: Ullstein, 1994.
Ambrose University College (and predecessor institutions): World Civilizations, Antisemitism and the Holocaust, Christianity in History, Historiography, History at the Movies, 19th Century Europe, Renaissance and Reformation, Modern Germany, Faith and Thought in the 20th Century, Church History since the Reformation
University of Saskatchewan: 19th Century Europe, Antisemitism and the Holocaust, Germany 1789-1870, Germany 1870-1945, Research Methodology (Scientific Writing)
McGill University: German History Survey
"Protests and Petitions: American and Canadian Protestant Responses to the Kristallnacht Pogrom," Paper presented at the Lessons and Legacies X Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, November 2008.
“The Sound of Broken Glass?: North American Protestants and the Kristallnacht Pogrom,” Paper presented at the Middle Tennessee State University Holocaust Studies Conference, Murfreesboro, TN, November 2007.
“American Protestants and the Reichskristallnacht Pogrom: Overview and Suggestions for Further Research,” Paper presented at the International Summer Research Workshop for Scholars, “American Religious Organizations and Responses to the Holocaust in the United States: Reichskristallnacht as a Case Study,” Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., August 2007.
“Enlisting the ‘Infantry of God’: Assessing Competition between Pro-Nazi Protestants in the Third Reich.” Paper presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, Saskatoon, SK, May 2007.
“Nazism as a Force for German Protestant Renewal?: Pastors and Parishioners Respond to Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich.” Paper presented at Confronting Life and Thought: Responses to Totalitarianism/Authoritarianism in the Twentieth Century, Boston, September 1999.
“Seeking to Belong: National pastors and Commitment to the Nazi Racial Community.” Paper presented at the American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch Conference, San Diego, August 1998.
“Politics of the Pulpit: Pastoral Appointments and Parish Controversies in the German Church Struggle.” Paper presented at the American Catholic Historical Association Conference, Indianapolis, March 1998.
“Protestantism and Nationalism: Implications for the Interpretation of the German Church Struggle." Paper presented at the 28th Annual International Scholars Conference on The Holocaust and the Churches, Seattle, March 1998.
"Propaganda, Deception and Euthanasia: The Problematic Relationship between National and Local Histories of Nazi Germany.” Paper presented at the University of Saskatchewan History Department Colloquium, October 1997; subsequently presented at the Western Canadian Departments of History Seminar Exchange Series, University of Northern British Columbia and University of Manitoba, January 1998.
“Getting the Message: Protestant Pastors and Their Parishes During the Nazi Era." Paper presented at the 18th International Congress of Historical Sciences, Montreal, August 1995.
Other Professional Experience:
Invited Participant, International Summer Research Workshop for Scholars, “American Religious Organizations and Responses to the Holocaust in the United States: Reichskristallnacht as a Case Study,” Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., August 2007.
Fellow, Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, Holocaust Educational Foundation and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, June 1999.