ד"ר דרור הררי
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1997-2004 Teaching Assistant, Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University.
2000-2004 Adjunct Lecturer, Education: Creative Education, HaKibbutzim College, Tel Aviv.
2000-2011 Teaching at the School of Visual Theatre, Jerusalem.
Since 2004 Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University.
2005-2006 Post-Doctoral Fellow, The University of Haifa, Theatre Department.
2007-2010 Adjunct Lecturer, Textile Design: Program of Scenic Design,
Shenkar College, Ramat Gan.
Since 2012 Senior Lecturer, Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL GRANTS & AWARDS
1998-2001 Doctoral Fellowship. The Lola Beer Ebner Doctoral Fellowship in Fine Arts. Tel Aviv University.
2005 Dan David Award for postdoctoral research. Tel Aviv University.
2007-2010 Research Grant, German-Israeli Foundation (GIF). (Member in a group of German and Israeli researchers headed by Prof. Erika Fischer-Lichte and Prof. Freddie Rokem).
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
2008-2009: PSi (Performance Studies international).
2011-2012: PSi (Performance Studies international).
2011-present: The Israeli Society for Theatre Research.
ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS (lecture delivered)
1999, Motar, Tel Aviv University: "The Housewife’s Rites: on Bobby Baker’s ‘Kitchen Show’."
2000, Utopia and Dystopia: Vision, Fiction and Politics, The Open University: "Dreams of Hope: Rhetoric of Redemption in the Theatre Towards the End of the Millennium."
2000, Image into Identity, University of Hull, England: "Unveiling Identity in Performance."
2001, The Scenic Eye: The Visual Arts and the Theatre, Tel Aviv University: "Space-Identity-Memory: H.G. The Work of Robert Wilson and Hans Peter Kuhn."
2004, Bertolt Brecht: Theatre, Philosophy, Life, Tel Aviv University: "Mother Manipulation: Practices of Everyday War."
2005, Intertextuality in the Theatre, The Israeli Association for Theatre Research, Bar-Ilan University: "Inter-textual Parody in Muzik by the Zik Group."
2005, The Poetics and Politics of the Future, Symposium at The Freie Universitat Berlin, "‘Remember the Future’: Orlan and the Creation of Self as a (Political) Work of Art."
2005, Towards Tomorrow?, Center for Performance Research, University of Wales, Aberystwyth: "The Temper of the Times Revisited (…ten years later)."
2006, Beckett at 100: Looking Back/Looking Forward, Tel Aviv University: "A Breath of Visual Theatre: Brief Reflections on Beckett’s Briefest Piece."
2007, The Poetics and Politics of the Future, Symposium at The Freie Universitat Berlin, "Risk in Performance."
2008, The Poetics and Politics of the Future, Symposium at Tel Aviv University, " Keeping the Utopian Spirit Alive: Israeli Action Art after the Six-Days War."
2008, Interregnum, PSi (Performance Studies international) 14, University of Copenhagen: "We don’t need no thought control": Art and Protest at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, or, Israeli Politics and the Emergence of Performance Art in the 1970s."
2009, The Poetics and Politics of the Future, Symposium at The Freie Universitat Berlin, "Intimate Encounters."
2010, The Other: Philosophy, Literature, Theatre, Bar Ilan University. "Alterity, Alternative Aesthetics and Social Criticism in the Early Work of Pinchas Cohen Gan."
2011, RS&PS: Richard Schechner and Performance Studies, University of Haifa.
"The Return of the (Performance) Group."
2011, Camillo 2.0: Technology, Memory, Experience, PSi (Performance Studies international) 17, University of Utrecht, Holland: "The Historiography of Israeli Performance Art: Between Historical and Autobiographical Memory."
2012, Reconsidering Modernist Theatre: Between Utopia and Apocalypse, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. "From Autonomy to Intimacy: Body and Desire in Modernist and Postmodernist Theatre."
2012, An Inter-Art Journey, Tel Aviv University. “Modern and Postmodern Intermediality: Gesamtkunswerk vs. Bricolage.”
2012, Imaginations – Ideas, Aesthetics and Social Practices, 4th GISFOH (German-Israeli Frontiers of Humanities) Symposium, Potsdam. “Imagining the Past: The Historiography of Undocumented Israeli Performance Art.”
2103, with Adi Barak, Dialogues: Theatre, Research, Philosophy, University of Haifa. “Playback Theatre as a Dialogic Event for Constituting Identities.”
2013, “Was I sleeping, while the others suffered?”, A conference on the Occasion of Prof. Shimon Levy’s retirement, Tel Aviv University. “Embodiment in Israeli Art and the Emergence of Israeli Body Art.”
Self-Performance: Performance Art and the Representation of Self. Tel Aviv: Resling Publications, 2014. (Hebrew)
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
"Mother Courage and Her (Tactical) Practice of Everyday War: an Alternative Reading in Six Parts," in Bertolt Brecht: Performance and Philosophy. Eds. Gad Kaynar and Linda Ben-Zvi (Tel-Aviv: Assaph Books, Department of Theatre Studies, Tel Aviv University, 2005). Pp. 145-158.
"The Zik of Desire," in the Zik Group: Twenty Years of Work. Ed. Daphna Ben-Shaul. Jerusalem: Keter Publishers, 2005. Pp. 306-313. (Hebrew).
"The Death of Müllière; or How Does a Swan-Song Sound Like?" Assaph – Studies in the Theatre 14 (1998): 139-145. Appeared also in French: "La Mort de Müllière ou à quoi ressemble un chant du cynge," Protée – Théories et Pratiques Sémiotiques 27:1 (1999): 99-103.
"The Origins of Performance Art in Israel in the 1960s." Zmanim, A Historical Review 99 (2007): 74-83. (Hebrew).
"Risk in Performance: Facing the Future." Theatre Research International 34:2 (2009): 173-179.
"Breath and the Tradition of 1960's New Realism: Between Theatre and Art." Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui 22 (2010): 423-433.
"Performing Homage: Towards a New Order of Parody." Assaph – Studies in the Theatre 24 (2010): 17-34.
"Laotang: Intimate Encounters." TDR: The Drama Review 55:2 (Summer 2011): 137-149.
"The Historiography of Undocumented Israeli Performance Art." Theatre Annual 65 (2012): 35-50.
“Artificial, Animal, Machinal: Body, Desire, and Intimacy in Modernist and Postmodernist Theatre”, NTQ (New Theatre Quarterly) 29:4 (November 2013): 311-320.
OTHER PUBLICATION (Non-Refereed)
"Who Are You Mrs. Baker?" Teatron - An Israeli Quarterly for Contemporary Theatre (January 2001): 62-67 (Hebrew).
"'If I Can Help I do So': Augusto Boal and His Fight Against Oppression," Teatron - An Israeli Quarterly for Contemporary Theatre (September 2001): 44-48 (Hebrew).
"From the Music-Drama to Muzik, From Wagner to Zik," Teatron - An Israeli Quarterly for Contemporary Theatre (February 2004): 4-7 (Hebrew).
"Orlan, or, Living as a Work of Art," Teatron - An Israeli Quarterly for Contemporary Theatre, No. 16 (2005): 40-43 (Hebrew).
"Biting: a Response to Jaws, a Piece by Ariel Ashbel," Teatron - An Israeli Quarterly for Contemporary Theatre, No. 18 (2006): 45-48 (Hebrew).
with Yerushalmi D., Ben-Shaul D., "Tel Zik," Block, No.4, Occasional Cities (Spring 2007): 27-32 (Hebrew).