Below is our current group of Visiting Scholars:
2019-2020 Visiting Scholars
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandies University
Eva is a doctoral candidate at the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department at Brandeis University, and a Graduate Fellow at the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies. Working at the intersection of cultural history and political theology, her dissertation is examining a group of hegemonic Israeli literary and public figures who converted from ‘left’ to ‘right’ wing in the aftermath of the 1967 war, paving the way for the settlement movement as we know it today. Her research interests include Jewish political thought, religious and secular messianism, gender and nationalism, radicalism and fundamentalism, place studies, as well as Israeli and Palestinian visual arts and literature. She holds a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, and before starting Brandeis, she had worked at the Magnes Collection at UC Berkeley.
Department of Music, Bar Ilan University
Dr. Yoel Greenberg is a lecturer and head of the musicology program at the department of music at Bar-Ilan University, and a violist with the Carmel Quartet.His research concerns the evolution of sonata form as a self-organizing system, interactions of music, arts and literature in the early 20th century, and computerized recognition of musical style.He completed his first degree with honors in Mathematics and Computer Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and continued to an MA and PhD in the music department at the Hebrew University. He Joined the Faculty at Bar-Ilan in 2012. Greenberg’s published articles include Fugue as chaos in the early 20th century (Music and Letters 2018), Schoenberg and anti-Semitic imagery (IRASM 2017), computerized differentiation between the styles of Mozart and Haydn, the music of Erwin Schulhoff (Music and Letters 2014), formal procedures in Haydn symphonies (Journal of Musicology 2012) and the chamber music of Paul Ben-Haim. Yoel Greenberg is a 2019-2020 visiting scholar with the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies.