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Is Israel at the Transgender Tipping Point? From Big Screen Sensations to Small Screen Intimacies

Hosted By: Schusterman Center for Israel Studies Brandeis University

This lecture is part of the Schusterman Center at Brandeis’ biweekly Schusterman Seminars. These are advanced seminars are geared toward faculty and graduate students, and open to all, presenting the latest research in Israel Studies to the Schusterman Center community and beyond.

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Dr. Slava Greenberg

Dr. Slava Greenberg is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and Casden Institute. His research explores the potential of mainstream and emerging media forms to offer transformative experiences in reference to disability studies, trans studies, and gender. He is the author of "Animation and Disability: Cripping Spectatorship" (Indiana UP 2022) and co-editor of "Fireflies: Journal of Film and Television II." His articles have appeared in "Review of Disability Studies," "Animation," "TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly," "Jewish Film and New Media," "Frames Cinema Journal," and are forthcoming in "The Moving Image: The Journal of the Association of Moving Image Archivists" and in "The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion." He has also contributed to anthologies on disability and documentary, queer TV, Israeli new media, and thinking with an accent. He is currently working on a second book project focusing on the history and visual culture of gender dysphoria through the lens of trans and crip theories. ("Cripping" entails the practices of revealing the assumptions of the ableist body and its exclusionary effects.)
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Schusterman Center for Israel Studies Brandeis University

The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University researches and teaches about Israeli history, politics, culture and society, and the modern state of Israel.
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