ד"ר עידית אלפנדרי

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ד"ר עידית אלפנדרי
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Short Biographical Information

Idit Alphandary (Ph.D. at Yale University 2001), is a Lecturer of Comparative Literature, the Interdisciplinary Program of the Arts, International BA in Liberal Arts, and Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University.

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

Her articles on the novel, film, aesthetics, ethics, political theory, 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), and Democracy, Dialogue, Memory: Exprewssion and Affect Beyond Consensus, (Routledge 2019). She is the editor of collections of articles, Consciousness Between Crisis and Empowerment: Interdisciplinary Studies of Women and Gender, (Kibutz Meuchad 2017), Democracy, Dialogue, Memory: Expression and Affect Beyond Consensus (Routledge 2019).

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 book manuscript on Narratives of Forgiveness and Resentment in Cultures of Mass Atrocities.

Teaching

There Is No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship.

Ghosts in the Arts.

Aesthetics, Ethics and the Unconscious.

Gender in Romanticism

The Truth and Desire of the Subject: Film and Psychoanalysis.

From Tragedy to Melodram.

Justice and Feminism in Film and Literature

 

 

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, Interdisciplinary Program of the Arts, International BA in Liberal Arts, Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University.
 
 
 
 

 

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, Finish, 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 European painting, film, and visual and film philosophy. 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. Narratives of Forgiveness and Resentment in Cultures of  Mass Atrocities. (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: Expression adn Affect Beyond Consensus, (Routledge 2019).

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 and Leszek Koczanowicz. "Introduction: Revising the political value of culturally versatile everyday expressions of democracy, dialogue, memory." Alphandary, Idit and Leszek Koczanowicz. (eds.) Democracy, Dialogue, Memory: Expression and Affect Beyond Consensus, (Rouledge 2019).

2. Alphandary, Idit. "Forgiveness and resentment are heterogenous to politics: W.G. Sebald's "Max Ferber." Alphandary, Idit and Leszek Koczanowicz (eds.) Democracy, Dialogue, Memory: Expression and Affect Beyond Consensus (Routledge 2019).

3. 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)

4. 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.

5. 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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