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Prof. Susan Einbinder, PhD

Susan Einbinder is Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Comparative Literature at the Department of Literatures, Cultures & Languages of the University of Connecticut.

Her areas of expertise are Hebrew literature from medieval Europe, especially France, Provence, Iberia; literary responses to persecution, expulsion and trauma; memory and literature; history and literature; Hebrew literature and its vernacular analogues and contexts; the writings of medieval Jewish physicians; and Hebrew translation as a medium of cultural exchange.

Susan Einbinder is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in July 2016 upon invitation from Prof. Dr. Eva Haverkamp. On 6 July 2016 she will give a talk with the title "Plague and the Good Death: Fourteenth-century Hebrew epitaphs from Toledo".