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Danny Luzon

Danny’s work is focused on Jewish literature in its multilingual and multicultural context. Specifically he specializes in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Jewish-American modernisms and their dialogue with each other as well as with transnational modernisms (his other languages are German and French). He is also interested in critical theory and the relations between the individual and the nation within Jewish Literature.

Before pursuing a Ph.D degree, Danny has worked as a literary critic in the Israeli media for four years, during which he published literary criticism, interviews and articles which dealt with the challenges of contemporary Jewish identity. He was a member of Tel Aviv’s underground music scene and played in a few Israeli indie and punk bands.