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- Publications & Artistic Works
- Ginsburg, S, Land, M, and Boyarin, J. Jews and the Ends of Theory. November 6, 2018.
- Rhetoric and nation: The formation of Hebrew national culture, 1880–1990. January 1, 2014.
- Ginsburg, S, and Horowitz, B. Bounded Mind and Soul: Russia and Israel, 1880–2010. Slavica Publishers, 2013.
- Man, PD. The Resistance to Theory. Translated by Shai Ginsburg. Resling, 2010.
- Ginsburg, S. "Pessah Ginsburg: Two Letters (Christiania 1917; London 1918)." Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature 29 (2017): 307-321.
- Ginsburg, S. "Paul de Man’s Death Mask." Mikan , no. 16 (2016): 256-264.
- Paul de Man, . "Autobiography as De-Facement." Translated by S Ginsburg. Miakn , no. 16 (2016): 244-255.
- Ginsburg, SP. "Alon Hilu and the Hebrew Historical Novel." Shofar: an Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 33, no. 4 (2015): 134-157. Full Text
- Ginsburg, S. "The Bookcase and the Language of Grace." Mikan 14 (2014): 239-263.
- Ginsburg, S. "The Physics of Being Jewish, or On Cats and Jews." Ajs Review 35, no. 02 (November 2011): 357-364. Full Text
- Ginsburg, S. "An American Reflection: Steven Spielberg, the Jewish Holocaust and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict." American Studies 34, no. 1 (2011): 45-76.
- Ginsburg, S. "Studying Violence: The Films of Avi Mograbi (Published online)." Takriv , no. 2 (2011). Link to Item
- Ginsburg, . "Politics and Letters: On the Rhetoric of the Nation in Pinsker and Ahad Ha-Am." Prooftexts 29, no. 2 (2009): 173-173. Full Text
- Ginsburg, S. "The Social Function of Israeli Cinema." Zeek (2009): 73-79.
- Shai Ginsburg, . "Signs and Wonders: Fetishism and Hybridity in Homi Bhabha's The Location of Culture." Cr: the New Centennial Review 9, no. 3 (2009): 229-250. Full Text
- Ginsburg, S. "Truth in the Land of Israel: On the Notion of Truth in the Work of Ahad Ha-‘Am." Edited by H Hever. (2007): 260-275.
- Ginsburg, S. "Literature, Territory, Criticism: Brenner and the "Erets-Israeli" Genre." Theory and Criticism , no. 30 (2007): 39-62.
- GINSBURG, S. ""The Rock of Our Very Existence": Anton Shammas's Arabesques and the Rhetoric of Hebrew Literature." Comparative Literature 58, no. 3 (January 1, 2006): 187-204. Full Text
- Ginsburg, S. "Between Language and Land: Moshe Smilansky’s ‘Hawaja Nazar’." Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature 20 (2006): 221-235.
- Ginsburg, S. "Between Memory and History: Saul Friedlander as an Autobiographical Writer and as a Historian." Theory and Criticism 17 (2000): 217-222.
- Ginsburg, S. "Hamlet—In search of Language." Efes Shtayim , no. 3 (1995): 153-157.
- Ginsburg, S. "Literature, Colonialism, and Empire.” Rev. of To Inherit the Land, to Conquer the Space: The Beginning of Hebrew Poetry in Eretz-Israel by Hannan Hever." Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature 29: 325-333. (Review)
- Ginsburg, S, Land, M, and Boyarin, J. "Jews, Theory, and Ends." In Jews and the Ends of Theory, edited by Ginsburg, S, Land, M and Boyarin, J, 1-26. New York,: Fordham University Press, 2018. (Introduction)
- Ginsburg, S. "Poetry and Conflict: on Civility, Citizenship and Criticism." In Toward a Critical Rhetoric on the Israel-Palestine Conflict, edited by Matthew Abraham, 152-174. Anderson, S.C.: Parlor Press, 2015. (Chapter)
- Ginsburg, S. "The City and the Body: Jerusalem in Uri Tsvi Greenberg’s Vision of One of the Legions." In Jerusalem Across the Disciplines, edited by M Elman and M Adelman. April 2014.
- "S. Yizhar’s Khirbet Khizeh and the rhetoric of conflict." In Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice, 165-179. January 1, 2014.
- Ginsburg, S. "Class and Historical Anxiety: The Rhetoric of Class in David Ben-Gurion’s and Meir Ya’ari’s Thought (in Hebrew)." In Literature and Inequality, edited by A Banbaji and H Hever. The Van Leer Institute, 2014.
- Ginsburg, S. "War and Peace in Israel: Hebrew Literature and Russian Literature in Hebrew, 1942–60." In Bounded Mind and Soul: Russia and Israel, 1880–2010, edited by B Horowitz and S Ginsburg, 131-150. Slavica Publishers, 2013.
- Ginsburg, S. "From Ziklag One Cannot See Khirbet Khizeh." In The Palestinian Nakba in Cinema and Literature, 23-31. 2012.
- Ginsburg, S. "Love in Search of Belief, Belief in Search of Love." In The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema, 371-376. 2011.
- Ginsburg, S. "Rhetoric and Criticism: The Work and Life of Paul de Man." In The Resistance to Theory, by Paul de Man (Hebrew Translation). 2010.
- Ginsburg, S. "Truth in the Land of Israel: On the Notion of Truth in the Work of Ahad Ha-‘Am." In A Moment of Birth: Studies in Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Honor of Dan Miron, edited by H Hever, 260-275. Jerusalem: Mosad Bialik, 2007.
- Ginsburg, S. "Between Myth and History: Moshe Shamir’s He Walked in the Fields." In Literature and Nation in the Middle East, edited by Y Suleiman and I Muhawi, 110-127. Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
- Ginsburg, S. "Rev. of Israeli Cinema: Identities in Motion, edited by Miri Talmon and Yaron Peleg." IMAGES: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture , no. 8 (2015): 129-132.
- Ginsburg, S. "Jews and Cinema, Stereotypes, and Self-Images. Rev. of The New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema by Nathan Abrams." H-Judaic, H-Net Reviews . Link to Item
- Teaching & Mentoring
- AMES 493: Research Independent Study 2019
- AMES 495: Collaborative Research Projects 2019
- AMES 499S: Senior Honors Thesis Seminar 2019
- HEBREW 455S: Introduction to Israeli Culture 2019
- JEWISHST 455S: Introduction to Israeli Culture 2019
- AMES 440S: Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy 2018
- AMES 498S: Senior Honors Thesis Seminar 2018
- CULANTH 440S: Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy 2018
- ICS 440S: Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy 2018
- LIT 440S: Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy 2018
- POLSCI 440S: Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy 2018
- AMES 208S: Geopolitics and Culture: Islamic States from the Ottomans to ISIS 2017
- AMES 410S: Trauma and Space in Asia 2017
- AMI 263S: Screening the Holocaust: Jews, WWII, and World Cinema 2017
- AMI 309S: Geopolitics and Culture: from the Islamic State to Afghanistan 2017
- AMI 410S: Trauma and Space in Asia 2017
- CULANTH 366S: Trauma and Space in Asia 2017
- ICS 217S: Geopolitics and Culture: Islamic States from the Ottomans to ISIS 2017
- ICS 410S: Trauma and Space in Asia 2017
- JEWISHST 266S: Screening the Holocaust: Jews, WWII, and World Cinema 2017
- LIT 263S: Screening the Holocaust: Jews, WWII, and World Cinema 2017
- TURKISH 209S: Geopolitics and Culture: from the Islamic State to Afghanistan 2017
- Scholarly, Clinical, & Service Activities
Presentations & Appearances
- Literature, Classroom, War Games. ACLA Annual Meeting. March 20, 2016 2016
- Dan Miron: Late Poetics and Politics. A Conference in Honor of Dan Miron’s 80th Birthday. December 30, 2014 2014
- Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990. Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. November 3, 2014 2014
- Europe and Israel: Baruch Kurzweil and Modern Hebrew Literature. Hebrew Literature: Self-Reflection and History. May 13, 2014 2014
- Literature, Polity, and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict. Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University. March 10, 2014 2014
- Theory and Hebrew Literary Criticism. The Critic, Graduate Students Study Group. December 27, 2013 2013
- Jerusalem in the Poetry of Uri Tsvi Grinberg. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. December 25, 2013 2013
- Philosophy and Divine Violence. AJS Annual Conference. December 16, 2013 2013
- No Country for Heroes. A Look from the Inside, a Look from the Outside: The Hero—The Second International Conference on Israeli Documentary Cinema. July 8, 2013 2013
- Israeli Cinema: Jewish, European, Christian. June 13, 2012 2012
- Now and then: History reimagined/unimagined. March 5, 2012 2012
- Arabesques Facing the Bookcase. November 24, 2011 2011
- The State, the Holocaust and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict: Steven Spielberg and the changing American vision. December 15, 2010 2010
- All Quiet Flows the Jordan: Hebrew War Literature and Russian Literature, 1942-1960. June 2, 2010 2010
- Novel and City: Ya’akov Shabtai’s Past Continuous. May 26, 2010 2010
- Anton Shammas, Language of Grace and Broken Vessel. March 19, 2010 2010
- What’s in the Name? Derrida’s Specters of Marx. February 21, 2010 2010
- War and Peace in Israel. February 15, 2009 2009
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