CMES Colloquium: Visual (dis)Pleasure: ‘Zero Motivation’ and the Comedy of Mandatory Military Service for Women in Israel

Event time: 
Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Hosted by Jonathan Wyrtzen
Shiri Goren is the Director of the Hebrew Program at Yale University, and a faculty member at NELC and the Program in Judaic Studies. She researches contemporary cultural productions with an emphasis on literature and film in Israel/Palestine. Her work has appeared in Jewish Social Studies; CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture; Studies in Israeli and Modern Jewish Society; and Hebrew Higher Education; as well as in the edited volumes: Israeli Television: global Contexts, Local Visions (2021); Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict (2019) and Narratives of Dissent: War in Contemporary Israeli Arts and Culture. She is the co-editor of Choosing Yiddish: New Frontiers of Language and Culture (2013). This talk is part of a larger project on cultural representations of women in the IDF.

Shiri Goren, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Yale University