Faculty of Humanities / Romance and Latin American Studies
Prof. Ruth Fine
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Prof. Ruth Fine



PROF. RUTH FINE
Salomon & Victoria Cohen Chair in Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Studies


Department: Romance and Latin-American Studies
Room: Humanities 6606
Phone: 972-2-5883938
Fax: 972-2-5814006
E-mail: ruth.fine@mail.huji.ac.il
Office hours: Wedensday 15:00-16:15, Humanities 5807

Director
European Forum at the Hebrew University
email: mseuro@mscc.huji.ac.il
Tel: ++972-2-5883286
www.ef.huji.ac.il

Director
DAAD Center for German Studies
email: msger@savion.huji.ac.il
Tel: ++972-2-5881969
www.ef.huji.ac.il

Director
The Institute of Western Cultures
at the Hebrew University
email: inst_western_cultures@savion.huji.ac.il
www.hum.huji.ac.il/site/inst_western_cultures


President
The Israeli Association of Hispanists
Department of Romance and Latin American Studies
The Hebrew University
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905

email: presidencia_ahi@gmail.com
www.ahisrael.org

Research Interests

* Spanish Golden Age Literature
* The Literature of the Conversos after 1492
* Semiotics and Literary Theory
* The Work of Cervantes
* The Presence of the Bible and of Jewish Elements in the Work of Cervantes
* Contemporary Ibero-American literature
*The Work of Jorge Luis Borges

Current Research Projects

2011-2014:Scholion Interdisciplinary Institute for Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Research Group on "Eros, Family and Society"

2011-2013: "New Diasporas within Globalization Inter-/Trans-identity - Inter-/Trans-nation". Co-director with Prof. Dr. Alfonso de Toro of the project that is based on the collaboration of the University of Leipzig, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Moulay Ismaïl University of Meknes in Morocco. Project 2b: EU-Forschungs- und Innovationsprogramme: Sozial-Wirtschafts- und Geisteswissenschaften (SWG) - Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities (SSH) for the "Union für das Mittelmeer" (UfM)

2010-:"Neighbors and Strangers: Moslems, Christians and Jews in the Early Modern Mediterranean". Project sponsored by the Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem.

Neighbours and Strangers / International Workshop (April 2011)
Neighbours and Strangers / Lectures in English(April-May 2011)
Neighbours and Strangers / Lectures in Hebrew (June 2011)

2010-:"Faith in the Literary Work of Jorge Luis Borges". Project sponsored by the Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem.

2007-2011:"The Literature of the 'Conversos' after 1492. A Comprehensive Study of Identities in Conflict in the Literary Arena", tri-annual project sponsored by The Israel Science Foundation (The Israeli Academy of Sciences).


Recent Publications

Reescrituras bíblicas cervantinas, (2014), Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica-Iberoamericana. Frankfurt am Main/Madrid: Vervuert / Iberoamericana.



Fine, Ruth, Michele Guillemont and Juan Diego Vila (eds.) (2013), Lo converso: orden imaginario y realidad en la cultura española (siglos XIV-XVII), Madrid-Frankfurt Am Main: Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 536 pp.



Fine, Ruth y Daniel Blaustein (eds.) (2012), La fe en el universo literario de Jorge Luis Borges. Jerusalem, Van Leer Institute and Hildesheim � Zürich � New York: Georg Olms Verlag, TKKL Series directed by Alfonso de Toro.



Casado, Manuel, Ruth Fine y Carlos Mata (eds.) (2012), Jerusalén-Toledo. Historias de dos ciudades. Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica, Frankfurt am Main / Madrid: Vervuert / Iberoamericana.279 pp.



R. Fine y C. Mata (eds.) (2010) Textos sin fronteras. Literatura y sociedad, Pamplona, Editorial EUNSA.



Fine, Ruth and Ignacio Arellano (eds.)(2009) La Biblia en la literatura del Siglo de Oro.Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica, Frankfurt am Main/Madrid: Vervuert/Iberoamericana.


Fine, Ruth and Santiago López Navia (eds.)(2008). Cervantes y las religiones. Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica, Frankfurt am Main/Madrid: Vervuert/Iberoamericana.


Una lectura semiótico-narratológica del Quijote en el contexto del Siglo de Oro español. Frankfurt am Main/Madrid: Vervuert/Iberoamericana, 2006.


Courses Taught During the Academic Year 2014-2015

B.A courses
*Tutorial in Latin American Literautre
*In the Footsteps of Don Quijote: A Journey to the Spanish Golden Age Literature (16th and 17th centuries)

M.A courses
*The Ironic Turn: Theory and Practice of Irony in the Spanish Golden Age Literature
*European Forum Colloquium

CURRICULUM VITAE


PUBLICATIONS


RELATED ACADEMIC CONFERENCES ORGANIZED BY PROF. RUTH FINE

International Conference "Cervantes y las religiones"; The Hebrew University, December 2005
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"La Biblia en la Literatura del Siglo de Oro"; International Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation (The Israeli Academy of Sciences)- The Hebrew University, December 2007


The Literature of the 'Conversos' after 1492 - International Workshop of The Israel Science Foundation (The Israeli Academy of Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 2010.

De Sefarad a Israel - rumbos y perspectivas del hispanismo en Israel/ First National Congress of The Association of Hispanists in Israel (AHI), June 2011

Neighbors and Strangers: Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Early Modern Mediterranean, April 12, 2011

The Emergence of Brazil as a Global Player, December 11-13, 2011

Co-director with Prof. Alfonso de Toro International Workshop: New Diasporas within Globalization Inter-/Trans-identity/Inter-/Trans-nation, December 6-12, 2011

International Workshop: Writing or Life: the Work of Jorge Semprun, January 24, 2012

International Workshop: New Diasporas within Globalization Inter-/Trans-identity/Inter-/Trans-nation, June 24-26, 2012



International Conference "Antonio Enríquez Gómez: un escritor entre santos y judaizantes", Alcalá de Henares, March 19-21, 2013.



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