Louise Bethlehem

Associate professor in Cultural Studies and English, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

I work in South African literary and cultural history, and postcolonial studies more broadly. My book_ Skin Tight: Apartheid Literary Culture and its Aftermath (Unisa Press, Brill 2006)_ was published in Hebrew translation by the dissident Tel Aviv publishing house Resling, in 2011. I have co-edited six volumes in the field of South African literature, African Studies and Cultural Studies. I currently hold a European Research Council Grant for a five-year project entitled “Apartheid—The Global Itinerary: South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation 1948-1990.”

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Associate professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Education

  • 1998 
    Tel Aviv University, Ph.D. Comparative Literature

Publications

  • 2006
    Skin Tight: Apartheid Literary Culture and its Aftermath, Unisa/Brill

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    APARTHEID-STOPS
    Role:
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    European Research Council