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DegreesUniversity of Haifa, Ph.D.
Tel-Aviv University, M.A.
Ben Gurion University, B.A.
ExpertiseHebrew Literature and Language, Israeli Culture, Jewish Literature, Comparative Literature.
ProfileAri Ofengenden is the author of The Passion for Absence in Abraham Shlonsky (Hebrew University Press, 2010) and Shlonsky an Introduction to his Poetry (De Gruyter Press, 2014). He has written numerous articles and book chapters on Hebrew poetry, contemporary Israeli Culture, Literary theory, as well as on Jewish Literature. He regularly presents at the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, The AJS, MLA, ACLA and at other venues. He studied for his Master's degree in Cognitive Lingustics at Tel Aviv University and wrote his Ph.D. on the poet Abraham Shlonsky at Haifa University and at Tübingen. From 2005-2008, he taught at the Protestant Theology department at Tübingen (Germany) and was a research fellow at the International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) at Tübingen, Germany. In 2010, he completed a post-doctoral research and teaching fellowship at Monash University (Australia). From 2010 to 2013, he was Assistant professor of Hebrew and comparative literature at Oberlin College and from 2013-14 he was director of the Hebrew Program at George Washington University.
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Ofengenden, Ari. "With Both Feet on the Clouds: Fantasy in Israeli Literature." Rev. of With Both Feet on the Clouds: Fantasy in Israeli Literature, by Danielle Gurevitch, Elana Gomel, and Rani Graff. Israel Studies Review vol. 29 Winter 2014: 167-170.
Ofengenden, Ari. "“Language, Body, Dystopia: The Passion for the Real in Orly-Castle-Bloom’s Dolly City”." The Compartist 38. (2015): 250-265.
Ofengenden, Ari. Abraham Shlonsky: An Introduction to His Poetry. First ed. Berlin/Boston: Walter De Gruyter, 2015.