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The English Department
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tel : +97225883581
Fax: +97225881245
Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 91905

Louise Bethlehem

Louise Bethlehem

Louise Bethlehem is Associate Professor in the English Department and the former Chair of the Program in Cultural Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her book, Skin Tight: Apartheid Literary Culture and its Aftermath (Unisa Press, Brill 2006), was published in Hebrew translation by Resling in 2011.
She has co-edited six volumes in the field of South African literature, African Studies and Cultural Studies, including South Africa in the Global Imaginary, co-edited with Leon de Kock and Sonja Laden (Unisa, 2004); Violence & Non-Violence in Africa, co-edited with Pal Ahluwalia and Ruth Ginio (Routledge, 2007); and Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present co-edited with Lynn Schler and Galia Sabar (Routledge, 2010). 
Most recently, she co-edited a special edition of Critical Arts together with Ashleigh Harris, entitled “Unruly Pedagogies, Migratory Interventions: Unsettling Cultural Studies” (26 [2] 2012). She is a fellow of the Africa Unit of the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In December 2013, she was awarded a prestigious European Research Council Consolidators Grant for a five-year project entitled

“Apartheid—The Global Itinerary: South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation 1948-1990.”