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ד"ר מדלין שכטר
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מידע כללי

קורות חיים

 

Education
1970 M. A. Bucharest University, Romania
 
Academic position
1984-2001

Part-time lecturer in the Department of Theatre Studies and the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies of the Faculty of the Arts, at Tel Aviv University, in the following fields: aesthetics, aesthetics of theatre

2001-2005 lecturer in the Department of Theatre Studies and the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies of the Faculty of the Arts at Tel Aviv University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

תחומי מחקר

1992- Assaph Conference- Dept. of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University;
1993 - Annual Meeting of the Israeli Association for Theatre Research;
 

1995- Helsinki, 13th. International Congress of Aesthetics;
1995- Motar - Third Conference of the Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv
University;
1996 - F.I.R.T International Congress : "The Theatre and the Holy
Scriptures", Tel Aviv University;
1997 - Motar - Fourth Conference of the Faculty of the Arts; " Word and
Image", Tel Aviv University;
1997 - Annual Conference of the Israeli Association for Communication;
1997 - International Theatre Conference: "Millennium Responses:
(Dis)placing Classical Greek Theatre ", Thessaloniki, Greece;
1997- Organization of an interdisciplinary scientific symposium dedicated
to the life and works of Alfred Jarry: “The World According to Ubu”, Tel Aviv
University;
1998 - Organization of a scientific symposium dedicated to " The Dybbuk-
Methodological Approaches”, Tel Aviv University;
1999 - Motar- Sixth Conference of the Faculty of the Arts: "Ritual and
Innovation in Western Art", Tel Aviv University;
2001 - Motar - Eighth Conference of the Faculty of the Arts: " Model and
Anti-model", Tel Aviv University;
2003 International Conference : “The Unifying Aspects of Culture”, Vienna, Nov.7-9 2003;

 

Publications
Articles:
1. "Grotesques/Grotesque: Ornament, Pattern, Idea", Motar, vol. 3 ( 1995).
2. "From Grotesques to Grotesque: A Forgotten Language of Images",
European Journal for Semiotic Studies, vol. 8, 2-3 (1996).
3. "Mallarmי, Jarry, and Artaud: Modernist Theatre Enacts the Hieroglyphs",
Motar, vol.6 ( 1998).
4. "King Lear as a Fool: the Aesthetic Liminality in the Theory of
Theatre", Assaph, vol.13 (1997).
5. "Between Discursive and Presentational Forms: the Tragic Myth in
Aristotle's Poetics", European Journal for Semiotic Studies, vol. 11 (1-3) 1999.
6. "Limits, Borders and Thresholds: Conceptual Frameworks for Romantic
Aesthetics", Assaph, vol.15 ( 1999).
7. "From language to languaging: Discursive practices and theoretical
models" (review article), Pragmatics and Cognition , vol.8 ( 2), 2000.
8. "Theorizing Modernism in Art: Puzzles of Formalist Aesthetics and the
Heritage of Romanticism", Assaph: Studies in Art History, vol. 6, 2001.

9. "Signs and Sensibility: A Semiotic Approach to Atmosphere" (review
article), Semiotica - Journal of the International Association for Semiotic
Studies
, 1422-1/4 (2002)

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10. “Approaching Liminality in the Visual Arts: What is “Grotesque” in Callot’s Etchings”, Assaph : Studies in Art History, vol 8 (2003).

11. “Art as Embodied Meaning: A Semiotic Approach to Some Modern and Postmodern Theories of Art”, European Journal for Semiotic Studies ( forthcoming)

12. “Coviviality, Gender and Love Stories: Plato’s Symposium and K.Blixen’s Babette’s Feast “ . In: Signs/Texts /Cultures , vol.1(Trans, Vienna, 2004)

13. “Grottesche as Visual Metaphors”. In: Pictorial Languages and Their Meanings –

(forthcoming)

14. “Re-embodying the Aesthetic: Feminism and Art Theory” (forthcoming)

 

 

Books ( in preparation)

  1. Autonomism and Contextualism in Art Theory: A Semiotic Approach

(forthcoming)

  1. Defining the Grotesque: An Aesthetics of Liminality
  1. Theatre as Embodied Meaning: A Philosophy of Art
  1. As She Likes It: Beauty in Her Eyes – A Critical Introduction to Feminist Aesthetics.
     

 

 

Reviews:
1. "Leone de'Sommi and the Performing Arts", Theatre Journal (1998);
2. " Alexandre Dumas:le pays ou il fait mort", Semiotische Berichte , 1-2
(1998)
3.”On Mariana Net’s Literature, Strategies, and Metalanguage: A Semiotic Approach” Semiotische Berichte, 1-4 (2002)

 

Courses given

The following list gives the titles of all the courses that I taught between 1986-2004, as either compulsory or elective. Some of these courses were repeated several times during this period, as part of the Faculty curriculum. Courses were either 1 semester or annual (2 semesters).

 

* Metaphorical Structures (1 semester, 1986)

* One Hundred Years of Total Theatre: from Wagner to Happenings

(1 semester, 1987)

* Classicism and Romanticism in Drama (1 semester, 1987)

* Theories of the Drama (2 semesters, 1988)

* Models and Metaphors: A Cognitive Approach to Theatrical Concepts

(2 semesters, 1988)

* The Twentieth-Century Drama (2 semesters, 1988)

* The Grotesque in the Drama (1 semester, 1988)

* Aristotelian Poetics and its Influence on Western Theories of Art

(2 semesters, 1990)

* Aesthetics of the Drama (2 semesters, 1992)

* “Classical” and “Romantic” as Models of Western Culture (1 semester, 94)

* Theories of Acting and Directing (1 semester, 1995)

* Arts on the Edge: Crisis or Passage? (1520-1600; 1680-1715; 1790-1815; 1880-1916) (2 semesters, 1996)

* The Grotesque, the Comic, and the Liminal: A Theoretical Approach (1 semester, 1996)

* The Aesthetics of Performance (2 semesters, 1997)

* Theories of Tragedy (2 semesters, 1997)

* Philosophy of the Arts (2 semesters, 1997)

* Philosophical Aesthetics: An Introduction (2 semesters, 1998)

* Knowing as a Woman: Old and New Agendas (1 semester, 1999)

* Methodologies of Academic Writing (1 semester, 1999)

* Poetry, Painting, and Music as Analogies between Arts: Theories and

Artistic Practices (1 semester, 1999)

* Women’s Voices: Feminist Stances in Philosophy and in Art (1 semester, 2001)

* On the Sublime in Philosophy and in Arts (1 semester, 2002)

* Decadents and Modernists: Arts at the Turn of the Century (1 semester, 2002)

* The Dramatic Genre: History, Theory and Ideology (1 semester, 2002)

* “Dangerous Liaisons”: Aesthetics and Ethics (2 semesters, 2002)

* Re-embodying the Aesthetic: Feminist Perspectives and the Traditions

in Aesthetics (1 semester, 2001)

* Comic and Comedy: Between Typological Variety and Common Denominators

(1 semester, 2001)

* Romantic Drama and its Theory: From Modernism to Postmodernism

(2 semesters, 2001)

* Feminist Cultural Discourses: From Feminism to Postfeminism (1 semester, 2002)

* Theory as the Name of the Game: Shifts in 20th-Century Art Theories

(2 semesters, 2002)

* The Web of Theory: Understanding and Applying Theoretical Strategies

(2 semesters, 2002)

* The Rhetoric of Drama and Performance (2 semesters, 2002)

* From “Pity and Fear” to the “Broken Heart”: Emotions and the Arts

(1 semester, 2002)

* Orpheus: Myth, Arts and Philosophy (1 semester, 2003)

* “Too Sweet, Too Pink”: Kitsch as an Aesthetic, Artistic and Social Concept

(2 semesters, 2003)

* The Journey to Modernitiy: Art and Society between the 18th and 20th Centuries

(2 semesters, 2003)

* Cardinal Stages in Poetics: from Aristotle to Postmodern Poetics

(2 semesters, 2003)

* Interdisciplinarity in Arts: A Historical Survey (2 semesters, 2003)

* La Prיciositי – as a Cultural Concept of the 17th century and as a Model of Western Art and Mentality (2 semesters, 2004)

* Theatre and the Avant-Garde (2 semesters, 2004)

* Architecture and Theatre: Philosophical Texts on Space (2 semesters, 2004)

 

 

 

 

Membership in Professional Societies:
-FIRT/IFTR - International Federation for Theatre Research
-The Israeli Association for Theatre Research
-International Association for Aesthetics
-ASA- The American Society for Aesthetics
-IAWIS - Word and Image Association
-IASS/AIS- International Association for Semiotic Studies

פרסומים

1994-2005
lecturer at Levinsky College of Education in: aesthetic education; rhetoric; verbal and non-verbal communication; communicative interactionism; cultural studies.
1998-2001
lecturer at the School of Business Management (Tel Aviv) in: aesthetics of environment; philosophical aspects of space.
1998-2001
lecturer at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv - "On the Boundaries of Art".
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