Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Chen Bar-Itzhak is a PhD candidate at the Department of Hebrew Literature, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where she teaches literary theory. She is a winner of the Nathan Rotenstreich scholarship for outstanding doctoral students in the humanities. Her dissertation traces the literary representations of the city of Haifa, employing theories from the fields of architecture, sociology, and cultural geography. She has written for the Heksherim Lexicon of Israeli Writers, and has two forthcoming publications in edited volumes, on virtual nostalgia for British Mandate Haifa and on the poetics of Sami Michael.
Essays in Partial Answers
The Dissolution of Utopia : Literary Representations of the City of Haifa, between Herzl’s Altneuland and Later Israeli Works
Volume 14, Issue 2, April 2015
Then and Now