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Courses by instructor: Robert Alter

Robert Alter

Robert AlterRobert Alter is emeritus professor of Hebrew and comparative literature and founding director of the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Berkeley, where he has taught for more than fifty years. Professor Alter has published more than twenty works on the Bible, literary modernism, and contemporary Hebrew literature. Earlier volumes of his Bible translation and commentary have won the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation and the Koret Jewish Book Award.