Shai Ginsburg

Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Israeli Cultural Studies

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Emerging Network

Shai Ginsburg is the Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Israeli cultural studies in the Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, Middle East Studies Center, and Arts of the Moving Image.

His book Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990 (Fall 2013) examines the intersection of literature, cultural criticism, and political writing in producing and forming a Hebrew discourse of a nation. Ginsburg has been writing on Israeli and American cinema, on Hebrew literature and on Israeli intellectual history and political culture. He also translated a collection of Paul de Man's essays for the first time into Hebrew.

Projects

Emerging Networks
2013-2014
Emerging Networks
2015-2016

Highlights

Conflict Modeling and Games Seminar Series
-- Aug 29 2016
The aim of the year-long interdisciplinary seminar series Conflict Modeling and Games is two-fold: first, to examine how various fields in the humanities and beyond have conceptualized conflicts and... Read More

Events

Conflict Modeling and Games: Introduction
-- Sep 22 2016 - 6:00pm
The first event in this year-long seminar series is an introduction and general meeting. The series will offer discussions of the ways that the humanities and other disciplines have conceptualized... Read More
Conflict Modeling and Games: Conflict, Peace Building and Development Simulation
-- Oct 20 2016 - 6:00pm
Rex Brynen (McGill University) is the guest for an evening of discussion, analysis, and game play, part of a year-long seminar series.
Conflict Modeling and Games: Anja van der Hulst
-- Oct 27 2016 - 6:00pm
Academic and serious game designer Anja van der Hulst (University of Amsterdam, TNO research group) is the guest for an evening of discussion, analysis, and game play, part of a year-long seminar... Read More
Conflict Modeling and Games: Nicholas Pilarski
-- Dec 1 2016 - 6:00pm
Nicholas Pilarski, an award-winning filmmaker currently working on a VR documentary about inner city conflict, is the guest for an evening of discussion, analysis, and game play, part of a year-long... Read More