Graduate Students

I am working with graduate students in the Near Easter Studies department, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, and the Department for Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan.

Current PhD students working with me:

Ya’akov Hershkovitz

 

 

 

 

 Nadav Linial

 

 

 

 

Recent PhD graduates:

Sara Feldman (graduated 2013)

Lecturer in Hebrew Language, Program in Jewish Culture and Society, University of Illinois

Dissertation:

Fine Lines: Hebrew and Yiddish Translations of Alexander Pushkin’s Verse Novel Eugene Onegin, 1899–1937

 

 

Efrat Bloom (graduated 2013)

Fellow of the Frankel Institute for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan

Dissertation:

This Place of Poetry: Writing, Displacement, and the Poetics of the Mother Tongue in H. Leyvik, Paul Celan, and Sargon Boulus

 

 

 

Orian Zakai (graduated 2012)

Assistant Professor of Modern Hebrew, Middlebury College

Dissertation:

Zion of Their Own:  Hebrew Women’s Nationalist Writing

 

 

 

Oren Segal (graduated 2012)

Assistant Professor of Hebrew, Charleston College

Dissertation:

Imagining Independence Park