PhD student, Middle Eastern Studies
Zehavit Zaslansky is a first year PhD student at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. Born in West Jerusalem, she completed her undergraduate degree in Comparative and Hebrew Literature and the Amirim Program for Outstanding Students at the Hebrew University and her M.Phil., in European Literature and Culture, at Cambridge. Her graduate work has focused on modernist literature and its legacy in contemporary theory and philosophy as well as on the politics of memory in Israeli and Palestinian film. Her PhD will examine the poetics of Eastern European Hebrew writers in the 20th century.