Dina Roginsky

Senior Lector, Hebrew

CV | Email: dina.roginsky@yale.edu


Bio:

Dina Roginsky is a senior lector of modern Hebrew language and culture. Her research interests focus on the intersection between the sociology of culture, history, politics, and performance. Her doctoral dissertation, Performing Israeliness, analyzes the one-hundred-year social and ideological history of the Israeli folk dance movement. Roginsky is a co-editor of the book Dance Discourse in Israel, which explores the field of Israeli dance research. She teaches the courses Israeli Popular Music, Hebrew in a Changing World, State and Society in Israel, Israel in Ideology and Practice: Past and Present, and Academic Texts in Modern Hebrew, in addition to teaching modern Hebrew language courses. She publishes on culture, folklore, dance, and ethnicity. Before joining Yale she taught at Tel-Aviv University, at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and at the University of Toronto. She is currently working on her book, Ideology in Motion.