Julia Creet

Julia Creet is an Associate Professor of English at York University in Toronto. She teaches memory studies, literary nonfiction and satire. She is the co-editor (with Andreas Kitzmann) of Memory and Migration—multidisciplinary approaches to memory studies (University of Toronto Press 2011) and co-editor (with Sara Horowitz and Amira Dan) of H.G. Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy (Northwestern UP, 2015).  She is also the director and producer of “MUM: A Story of Silence” (2008), a documentary about a Holocaust survivor who tried to forget, and “Need to Know: Ancestry and the Business of Family” (2015) a documentary about the industry behind the “innate” need to know one’s past.

Artist Code: 1085


Data Mining the Deceased: Ancestry and the Business of Family

2016, 56:40 minutes, colour, English, closed captioned, available with French subtitles


2008, 37:00 minutes, colour, English and Hungarian