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קורות חיים

Education
1998 - 2001
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), The Department of Cinema Studies, New York University, United States. SUMMA CUM LAUDE Subject: Cinema Studies. Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Beyond Flesh: Queer Masculinities and Nationalism in Israeli Cinema.
1994 - 1998 Master of Arts degree (M.A.), The Dept. of Poetics and Comparative Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Tel-Aviv University. SUMMA CUM LAUDE Titel of Master's Thesis: "The Military Body: Nale Masochism and Homoerotic Relationships in Israel Cinema."
1991 - 1994 Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A), The Department of Film and Television, Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University. MAGNA CUM LAUDE
 
Academic position
2002 - Teaching at The Film and Television Department, Tel Aviv University
2002 Visiting Professor at The Department of Near Eastern Studies, The University of Michigan. Teaching the courses Nationalism and Visual Culture: The Case of Israel and Modern Hebrew Literature.
2001 Adjunct Professor of the course Introduction to Cinema Studies, Department of Media Culture, College of Staten Island, The City University of New York.
2001 Adjunct Professor of the course Queer Perspectives in Popular Film, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Cinema Studies, New York University.
2001 Teaching Assistant of the course Expressive Culture: Film  The Movie Spectator, The College of Arts and Science, Morse Academic Plan, New York University.
2000 Teaching Assistant of the course Expressive Culture: The Film of Orson Welles, The College of Arts and Science, Morse Academic Plan, New York University.
1999 - 2000 Teaching Assistant of the course Introduction to the Language of Film, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Cinema Studies, New York University.
1999 - 1998 Graduate Assistant of Professor Annette Michelson, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Cinema Studies, New York University.
  Academic and Professional Awards
2002 - 2003 A Returned Scientist grant from The Office of Absorption and Immigration.
1999 - 2001 Joint Fellowship from Tel Aviv University and ISEF The International Sephardic Education Foundation. Fellowships from New York University.
1996 - 1997 A distinguish student scholarship from the School of Cultural Studies, Tel Aviv University.
1993 - 1994 Cited on the Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University Deans list for academic achievements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

תחומי מחקר

Raz Yosef is Senior Lecturer in The Film and Television Department at Tel Aviv University, Israel.

He was a visiting professor at NYU and at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Beyond Flesh: Queer Masculinities and Nationalism in Israeli Cinema (Rutgers, 2004). His work on gender, sexuality and ethnicity in Israeli visual culture has appeared in GLQ, Third Text, Shofar, Framework and Camera Obscura. His areas of research are: film theory, queer theory, feminist film theory, postcolonial theory and third world cinemas, Israeli cinema and national culture, film melodrama, trauma studies.

 

פרסומים

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

To Know a Man: Masculinity, Sexuality and Ethnicity in Israeli Cinema, Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad Press, 2009, pp. 250, (forthcoming, in Hebrew).
 
REFEREED ARTICLES
“The Military Body: Male Masochism and Homoerotic Relations in Israeli Cinema,” Theory and Criticism: An Israeli Forum, Number 18, Spring, 2001, pp. 11-46, (in Hebrew).
“Homoland: Interracial Sex and the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict in Israeli Cinema,” GLQ – A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 8.4, 2002, pp. 553-579.
“Intimfeinde: Interethnische Sexualitat und der israelisch-palastinensische Konflikt: Eastern Wind,” (“Intimate Enemies: Biracial Sexuality and the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict: Eastern Wind,“) Werkstatt Geschichte 31, 2002, pp. 92-99.
 
“Ethnicity and Sexual Politics: The Invention of Mizrahi Masculinity in Israeli Cinema,” Theory and Criticism: An Israeli Forum, No. 25, Fall 2005, pp. 31-62, (in Hebrew).
“The National Closet: Gay Israel in Yossi and Jagger,” GLQ – A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Volume 11; 2, 2005, pp. 283-300.
“Spectacles of Pain: War, Masculinity and the Masochistic Fantasy in Amos itai’s Kippur,” Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, Vol. 24, Number 1, Fall 2005, pp. 49-66.
“Restaging the Primal Scene of Loss: Melancholia and Ethnicity in Israeli Cinema,” Third Text, Vol. 20. Issue 3/4, May/July, 2006, pp. 487-498.
“The Politics of Normality: Sex and Nation in Gay Israeli Cinema,” Theory and Criticism: An Israeli Forum30, Summer 2007, pp 159-188, (in Hebrew).
“Phantasmatic Losses: National Traumas, Masculinity and Primal Scenes in Israeli Cinema – Walk on Water,” Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, vol. 49, Number 1, Spring 2008, pp. 93-105.
“Recycled Wounds: Trauma, Gender and Ethnicity in Keren Yedaya’s Or, My Treasure,” Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture and Media Studies, 2009, (forthcoming, pp. 40).
 
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
“The Queer Voice and Body in Israeli Cinema: An American Citizen and Time Off, ” in: Fictive Looks: On Israeli Cinema, Nurith Gretz, Orly Lubin and Judd Ne’eman (eds.). Tel Aviv: The Open University of Israel Press, 1998, pp. 261-280, (in Hebrew).
“Bodies of Redemption: Zionism, Masculinity and Cinema,” in: Thomas Edlinger (ed.) Remapping the Region: Culture and Politics in Israel/Palestine, Linz: O.K. Books, 2004, pp. 14-27.
“Marked: The Construction of Ashkenazi Whiteness in Zionist Cinema,” in: Yigal Nizri (ed.) Eastern Appearance / Mother Tongue: A Present that Stirs in the Thickets of its Arab Past, Tel Aviv: Babel Publishing, 2005, pp. 132-152, (in Hebrew).
“Introduction to Beyond Flesh: Queer Masculinities and Nationalism in Israeli Cinema,” in: Postzionism: A Reader, Laurence J. Silberstein (ed.), New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2008, pp. 294-307.

EDITING

Associate Editor, Kolnoa: Studies in Cinema & Television, Assaph Section D, No. 1, 1998.
Associate Editor, Fictive Looks: On Israeli Cinema, Nurith Gretz, Orly Lubin and Judd Ne’eman (eds.). Tel Aviv: The Open University Of Israel Press, 1998, (in Hebrew).
Guest Editor, “Special Issue: Visual Evidences: History and Memory in Israeli Cinema,” Israel: Studies in Zionism and the State of Israel – History, Society, Culture, 2009, pp. 1-166. (in Hebrew).
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