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Michael Bernard-Donals

Michael Bernard-Donals

Expert on writing, rhetoric, literary and cultural theory, and the Holocaust

Professor, English College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-2948 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Writing and the teaching of writing
  • Theory and history of rhetoric
  • Contemporary literary theory and cultural theory
  • The Holocaust in memory, history, literature and art


  • Author, "Forgetful Memory: Remembrance and Representation after Auschwitz"
  • Author, "The Practice of Theory: Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Pedagogy in the Academy"
  • Co-editor, "Rhetoric in an Antifoundational World"
  • WARF Kellett mid-career award, 2009