ד"ר עידית אלפנדרי

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ד"ר עידית אלפנדרי
טלפון פנימי: 03-6408711
טלפון חיצוני: 03-5242663
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משרד: גילמן, 481ג

Short Biographical Information

Idit Alphandary (Ph.D. at Yale University 2001), is a Lecturer of Comparative Literature, the Interdisciplinary Program of the Arts and Women and Gender Studies Program at Tel Aviv University.

She also lectures at American universities (Yale, University at Buffalo), Chinese universities (Renmin University of China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University), and at Freie Universität, Berlin. 

Her articles on the novel, film, aesthetics and psychoanalysis have appeared in such journals as Philip Roth Studies, Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, Textus, CR: The New Centennial Review, and Philosophy Today, as well as on the edited volumes, Psychoanalysis, Aesthetics, and Politics in the Work of Julia Kristeva, (SUNY Press 2009) and Mediamorphosis: Kafka and the Moving Image, (Wallflower Press/ Columbia University Press 2016). She is the editor of a collection of articles, Consciousness Between Crisis and Empowerment: Interdisciplinary Studies of Women and Gender, (Kibutz Meuchad 2017)

She is currently completing a book manuscript, Autonomy, Fantasy and the Other: An Essay on Literature and Object Relations in Guy de Maupassant and D. W. Winnicott. She is currently completing a co-edited MS, Democrcy, Dialogue, Memory (Rowman and Littlefield International 2018)

Teaching

 

קורות חיים

:Education

   2001, Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Yale University.
   1998, MA, Comparative Literature, Yale University.
   1993, BA, Comparative Literature/ Philosophy, Tel Aviv University

Academic position

Senior Lecturer the Department of Literature, the Interdisciplinary Program of the Arts
 
 
 
 

 

תחומי מחקר

Her current research projects are:

1. Forgiveness, Resentment, and Justice in Relation to Crimes Against Humanity. A study in collaboration with German, Danish, and Chinese scholars.

2. End of Life Issues in the Work of W. G. Sebald, an interdisciplinary study at Tel Aviv University.

3. Cinema and Traveling Theory: Constructions of Western Hermeneutics in Sinophone Film Criticism.

4. Democracy, Dialogue, Memory in Europe and Israel. 

Her expertise comprises the nineteenth and twentieth- century French and British novel and her work involves psychoanalytical interpretations of literature and film. She is also an expret of film and visual studies as these are examined in the 19th century through the present in both European painting and Hollywood film. Her research of film cultures extends to European and Chinese film and film theory.

She examines the relevance of post-structuralism to the study of on the one hand, English Romantic Poetry and on the other hand storytelling and speech-act theories in the novel and in Film.

 

פרסומים

:Books

Alphandary, Idit. Autonomy and Fantasy: An Essay About Fantasized Objects and Real Others in Guy de Maupassant and D. W. Winnicott.  (submitted to Columbia University Pres).

MS In Writing:

Alphandary, Idit. Love, Forgiveness, and Resentment. (Invited by Fordham University Press)

Books Edited: 

Alphandary, Idit. (ed.), Between Crisis and Empowerment: Interdisciplinary Essays on Women and Gender. (Hakibutz Hameuchad, 2017, in press)

Books Co-Edited:

Alphandary, Idit and Leszek Koczanowicz, (eds.) Dialogue, Democracy, and Memory. (Rowman and Littlefield International, forthcoming in Winter 2017).

Articles Published in Refereed Academic Journals:

1. Alphandary, Idit. “Love and Worldliness in the Work of Hannah Arendt and in Psychoanalysis.” Philosophy Today, Vol. 59, No. 2, 2015, pp. 227-255, DePaul University Press. 46pp.

2. Alphandary, Idit. “The Ethics of Lévinas's Temimut and Kristeva's Abjection in To the End of the Land by David Grossman.” CR: The New Centennial Review, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2014, 183-219, Michigan State University Press.        

3.  Alphandary, Idit. "Desire, Culture and Memory in the Works of D. W. Winnicott." Textus XXII (2009). 381 – 400.

4.  Alphandary, Idit. "Radical Hope or the Moral Imperative of Images in the Work of Susan Sontag and Jean-Luc Godard." Culture Unbound, Volume 1, 2009: 487 – 501. Linkoping University Electronic Press: http://www.cultureunbound.ep.liu.se

5. Alphandary, Idit. "Wrestling with the Angel and the Law or the Critique of Identity: The Demjanjuk Trial, Operation Shylock: A Confession, and 'Angel Levine.'" Philip Roth Studies, Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 2008: Purdue University Press. 57 – 74.      

Chapters Published in Edited Volumes:

1. Alphandary, Idit. “Writing on Women and Gender as a Crossing of Disciplinary and Epistemological Borders: Accepting Ethical Responsibility to Changing Social  Structures Influenced by Writing/Acting of Women.” Alphandary, Idit. (ed.), Between Crisis and Empowerment: Interdisciplinary Essays on Women and Gender. (Hakibutz Hameuchad, 2017, 7-43. In press)

2. Alphandary, Idit. “Gesture, Wardrobe, Backdrop, and Prop in Franz Kafka’s The Man Who Disappeared and In Peter Weir’s The Truman Show.” Biderman, Shai and Lewit, Ido (eds.), Kafka and the Moving Image, Wallflower Press/Columbia University Press, 2016, 130-162.

3. Alphandary, Idit. "Religion and the 'Rights of Man' in Julia Kristeva's Work." Psychoanalysis, Aesthetics, and Politics in the Work of Julia Kristeva. Eds. Kelly Oliver and S. K. Keltner. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009. 229 – 239.

Reviews Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

Alphandary, Idit. “Brett Ashley Kaplan. Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth. New York, London: Bloomsbury, 2015. 204 pp. $110.00.” Philip Roth Studies 12.1, Winter 2016, 97-102.

 

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