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

Louise Bethlehem

Louise Bethlehem
02-588-3983

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.”