Associate Professor of Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture
Office: S-318 Callaway Center
Ofra Yeglin joined the MESAS Department in the fall of 2004. She graduated magna cum laude from Tel-Aviv University with a B.A.in Hebrew Literature and General & Interdisciplinary Studies (1985) and received an M.A. (1988), and a Ph.D. (1998), both in Hebrew Literature, also from Tel-Aviv University. At Tel-Aviv University she taught a wide variety of courses on literature, poetics, and literary criticism as well as focused seminars on the works of individual modern Israeli authors. Dr. Yeglin’s teaching and research interests include modern Hebrew poetry, Israeli culture and society, poetics, and modernism in Israeli, Jewish, Russian, and German literature. Her major publications include a widely acclaimed study of the poetry of Lea Goldberg, Perhaps with Different Eyes: Modern Classicism and Classical Modernism in Lea Goldberg’s Poetry (Tel-Aviv University Press, 2002; in Hebrew) and a number of articles on the works of Dalia Rabikovitch, David Avidan, Nathan Zach, Amichai, and other authors. About to appear with Sifriat Poalim Press is her edition Golden Love Poems: The Complete Sonnets of Lea Goldberg.