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Ph.D.Summa Cum Laude - 1999
Hebrew University in Jerusalem
M.A. - 1990
English Literature & Creative Writing
B.A. - 1988
English Literature & Psychology
Yale University,BA studies
כתיבה יוצרת, ספרות אמריקאית, ספרות אפרו-אמריקאית, קריאה פמיניסטית, שירה, תיאוריות בתרגום ויישומן
Creative Writing, American Literature, African-American Literature, Feminist Literary Criticism, Poetry, Translation Theories & Praxis
Cultural Background to English Literature: Mythical and Christian sources
Introduction to Poetry
Creative Writing Workshop: Root Forms in Poetry
Historical Survey of American Literature
Twentieth Century American Women Writers: A Cross-Genre Course
American Women Poets, 1650-2000
Literature & Film: A Study in Adaptation
(.Stealing the Language: American Women Writers Revising Classical Myths (M.Ed
(.The Development of the English Language (M.Ed
Dartmouth College - 2009
The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict as Represented in Literature & Film - Upper Level B.A. Seminar, Literature & Middle-East Studies Departments
Hebrew Women Poets of the 20th Century - Upper level B.A. seminar
(A Messenger Comes (Singing Horse Press, 2012
(On Ruins & Return: Poems 1999-2005 (Shearsman Books, 2005
(Azimuth (Sheep Meadow Press, 2001
(The Buffalo Poems (Duration Press Chapbook, 2003
(Litany (Meow Press Chapbook, 1995
(In the Illuminated Dark: Selected Poems of Tuvia Ruebner (HUC Press, 2014
(With an Iron Pen: Twenty Years of Hebrew Protest Poetry (SUNY Press, Excelsior Editions, 2009
(Night, Morning: Poems by Hamutal Bar Yosef (Sheep Meadow Press, 2008
(Lea Goldberg: Selected Poems & Drama (Toby Press, 2005
(Led by Language: the Poetry and Poetics of Susan Howe (University of Alabama Press, 2002
Back, Rachel Tzvia. "Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential."
Marginalia Review of Books (2014): n. pag. Web. 20 May 2014.
Back, Rachel Tzvia. "A Species of Magic: The Role of Poetry in Protest and Truth-telling
(An Israeli Poet'sPerspective)." World Literature Today 88:3 (2014): 30-36. Print.
Back, Rachel Tzvia. "Toward the Whole Fragment: A Reading of Lea Goldberg's The
Remains of Life." Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies 25 (2013):114-128. Print.
Back, Rachel Tzvia. "On Prayer, Poetry and Song." Rev. on The New Spirit and selecions
from Portions, Hank Lazer. Golden Handcuffs Review 2005. Web.
Back, Rachel Tzvia. "A View from the Galilee." Radical History Review 93 (2005): 217-219.
2012-Present: Head of M.Ed. English Language Program
2011-Present: Head of B.A. Literature Track
2002-Present: Chair and Organizer of Oranim College English Department's Annual Expository Writing Workshop
1995-2000: Israeli Academic and Administrative Director of Wesleyan and Brown Universities Overseas Program in Israeli and Palestinian Studies