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Vered Karti Shemtov

Vered Karti Shemtov

Eva Chernov Lokey Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Language and Literature
B.A., Tel Aviv University, Israel, Comparative Literature
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Comparative Literature

Vered Karti Shemtov is the Eva Chernov Lokey senior lecturer in the department of Comparative Literature and the Middle Eastern Program at Stanford University. She is the Coordinator of the Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture project. She served as the Co-Director of the Stanford Center for Jewish Studies until 2011. Some of Shemtov's recent publications include: Changing Rhythms: Towards a Theory of Prosody in Cultural Context, Bar Ilan Press, Israel 2012, “Hebrew Poetry: 1781-2010” Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Revised edition, July 2012, “Discontinuous Spaces in A. B Yehoshua’s Novel The Liberated Bride,” Intersecting Sights, Heksherim and BGU Press, 2010 and a co-edited volume (with Charlotte Fonrobert) on Jewish Conceptions and Practices of Space, JSS 2005.

Professional Affiliations & Activities: 
Past Co-Director, Taube Center for Jewish Studies (6 years of service)
Coordinator, Hebrew@Stanford, Stanford University
Past Board Member, Taube Foundation
Member, National Association of Professors of Hebrew
Past Board Member, Lively Arts, Stanford University
Core Executive Committee Member, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Stanford University
Editorial Board Member, Prooftexts
Conference Board Member, National Association of Professors of Hebrew
Advisory Board Member, Venice Center for Interdisciplinary Jewish Studies
Test Committee Chair, SAT Hebrew (up to 8/2011)
Review Editor, Hebrew Studies Journal, Modern Hebrew (2006 - 2006)
Member, Modern Language Association
Member, Association of Jewish Studies
Member, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Honors & Awards: 
Chancellor's Award and Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (1999)
Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching, Stanford University (2006)
Publications: 

Shemtov, V., & Hever, H. (2013). Dan Pagis: Poetic lines without a Home. (H. Hever, Ed.)in Collected Essays on the work of Dan Pagis. Bialik Insittuion, TBP, Tel Aviv .

Shemtov, V., Eshel, A., & Hever, H. (2013). (V. Shemtov, A. Eshel, & H. Hever, Eds.)History and Responsibility: Hebrew Literature and 1948.

Shemtov, V., Greene, R., Cushman, S., Cavanagh, C., Ramazani, J., & Rouzer, P. (2012). Hebrew Literature 1920 to the present. (R. Greene, S. Cushman, C. Cavanagh, J. Ramazani, & P. Rouzer, Eds.)Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Princeton University Press.

Shemtov, V., Greene, R., Cushman, S., Cavanagh, C., Ramazani, J., & Rouzer, P. (2012). Hebrew Poetry: 1781-1920. (R. Greene, S. Cushman, C. Cavanagh, J. Ramazani, & P. Rouzer, Eds.)Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Princeton University Press.

Shemtov, V. (2012). Changing Rhythms: Towards a Prosodic Theory in Literary Context. Bar Ilan University Press.

Shemtov, V. (2012). Technology and Language Teaching in Higher Education: Some thoughts about the State of the Field. Gadish.

Shemtov, V. (2012). Dwelling in the Stanzas of the Text: The Concept of 'Bayt' in Hebrew Poetry. Sh'Ma.

Shemtov, V., Feuer, A., Armon-Lotem, S., & Cooperman, B. (2009). Technology and Language Teaching in Higher Education: Some thoughts about the State of the Field. (A. Feuer, S. Armon-Lotem, & B. Cooperman, Eds.)Issues in the Acquisition and Teaching of Hebrew. Bethesda: University Press of Maryland.

Shemtov, V. (2008). Attraversando I Confini: Dallo Spazio Letterario Alle Frontiere Geografico-Politiche Nei Romanzi la Sposa Liberata. Opera Letteraria Di Yehoshua.

Shemtov, V. (2006). The Bible in Contemporary Israeli Literature: Text and Place in Zeruya Shalev's Husband and Wife and Michal Govrin's Snapshots. Hebrew Studies.

Shemtov, V. (2005). Between a Jewish and an Israeli Perspective of Space: A Reading in Yehuda Amichai’s “Jewish Travel” and “Israeli Travel". JSS.

Shemtov, V., & Fonrobert, C. (2005). (V. Shemtov & C. Fonrobert, Eds.)Jewish Conceptions and Practices of Space.

Shemtov, V. (2001). Metrical hybridization: Prosodic ambiguities as a form of social dialogue. POETICS TODAY, 22(1), 65–87.

Shemtov, V. (2001). Metrical Hybridization: Prosodic ambiguities as a form of social dialogues. Poetics Today.