Shai Ginsburg

Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External address: 
John Hope Franklin Center, 2204 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27708-0414
Internal office address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 681-4592


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 2001
  • M.A., Hebrew University 1995
  • B.A., Hebrew University 1992

Ginsburg, S. "Literature, Territory, Criticism: Brenner and the "Erets-Israeli" Genre." Theory and Criticism, no. 30 (2007): 39-62.

Ginsburg, S. ""The rock of our very existence": Anton Shammas's Arabesques and the rhetoric of Hebrew literature." Comparative Literature 58, no. 3 (June 1, 2006): 187-204. (Review)

Ginsburg, S. "Between Language and Land: Moshe Smilansky’s ‘Hawaja Nazar’." Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature 20 (2006): 221-235.

Ginsburg, S. "Hamlet—In search of Language." Efes Shtayim, no. 3 (1995): 153-157.