Scholars 2008

Past - Creative Rendering of the Past - Literature, Theater, Film

Bentwich Miriam

Bentwich Miriam

University of Toronto, Canada, Munk Centre, Department of Political Science 

"Remodeling the Political Present by Rewriting a 'Traditional' Past: Extracting a Multicultural Advocacy for Individual Liberty from 
Hassidic Fables" 

Benziman Galia

Benziman Galia

The Dickens Project, University of California Santa Cruz, Literature Department

"Retrospective Childhood Crises in Nineteenth-Century British Culture"

Craps Stef

Craps Stef

Ghent University, Belgium, English Department

"Wor(l)ds of Grief: Traumatic Memory and Literary Witnessing in Cross-Cultural Perspective"

Hagin Boaz

Hagin Boaz


Tel Aviv University, Cultural Studies/History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas

"Mortal Frames: Death and Its Meanings in Film" 

Kohen Raz Odeya

Kohen Raz Odeya

Tel Aviv University, Department of Film and Television

"Women's Dreams on Film"

Lipshitz Yair

Lipshitz Yair

Tel Aviv University, Department of Theatre Arts

"The Body as Hermeneutical Site for Jewish Textual Culture in Theater and Drama"

Tartakovsky Elena

Tartakovsky Elena

Tel Aviv University, Unit of Culture Research, Faculty of Humanities

"The Russian Context of Hebrew Theater: Past and Present"