Professor Rovit is a specialist in German theater with particular attention to the post-War legacy and the Holocaust.
Teaching interests: Script Analysis; Theatre Historiography. Special Topics in Modern European Drama, specifically German; The New Beginning: German Theatre trends,1945-1949; Jewish Artistic production in Nazi Germany; Theatre and Genocide.
Research interests: The cultural heritage of the Holocaust (1933-1945), including art produced by prisoner-artists in situ and the role of the performing arts under duress: within Nazi Germany, and in ghetto and camp settings. Theatre and Trauma Studies. Rebuilding the cultural landscape, post WWII Germany.