Dr. Sharon Aronson-Lehavi is a tenured senior lecturer of theatre and performance studies at the Department of Comparative Literature, Bar-Ilan University. Her research focuses on a comparative analysis of religious representations in late medieval and modern theatre and performance. Her books include Street Scenes: Late Medieval Acting and Performance(Palgrave Macmillan 2011) and Gender and Feminism in Modern Theatre(Open University Press, 2013, Hebrew); and she is the editor of Wanderers and Other Israeli Plays(Seagull Books, 2009) and coeditor of Performance Studies in Motion: International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century(Bloomsbury/Methuen, 2014). She holds a PhD in theatre studies from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), and in 2012 she was nominated as a member of the Israel Young Academy. In 2013-2014 she served as the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Visiting Israeli Professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
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