Courses by instructor: Chana Kronfeld
Chana Kronfeld is the author of On the Margins of Modernism (1995), which won the MLA Scaglione Prize in 1998 for Best Book in Comparative Literary Studies. Her co-translation (with Chana Bloch) of Yehuda Amichai's Open Closed Open (2002), won the National Endowment for the Arts and the Marie Syrkin Awards. She is Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, and has written about Hebrew and Yiddish literary modernism, the poetry of Dalia Rabikovich and Yehuda Amichai, and other topics in Jewish literature; she is also an acclaimed translator. She teaches in modernism, minor literatures, the politics of literary history, feminist stylistics, intertextuality, and translation studies.