Dr. Esther Schupak

Unit
Literature
Telephone
Email
yebschupak@gmail.com
Office
062
Reception Hours
Mon. 11:30-12 and by appointment
Fields of Interest

Shakespeare; pedagogy; rhetoric and composition, listening rhetoric; gender; performance studies.

 

CV

Esther B. Schupak

Curriculum Vitae

June 2022

 

Nachal Revivim 21, apt. 7

Ramat Bet Shemesh 99641

Israel

Tel.: (02) 999-1723

Email: yebschupak@gmail.com

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2014

Ph.D., English Literature

Bar-Ilan University

Dissertation: Gender and Julius Caesar: Performance, Listening Rhetoric, and Pedagogy

 

1995

M.A., English Literature: Rhetoric and Composition

University of Maryland College Park

 

1991

B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies: Writing and Business Administration

University of Maryland Baltimore County

summa cum laude

 

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

 

2020-current

Lecturer

Department of English Literature and Linguistics

Bar-Ilan University

 

2013-2020

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of English Literature and Linguistics

Bar-Ilan University

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

In press

“Revolutionary Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and the Rhetorical Fashioning of Ideologies of Freedom” in Shakespeare at War, ed. Sonia Massai and Amy Lidster

 

2022

"Rhetorical Identification in Shakespeare’s Roman Republics." Shakespeare (2022): 1-32.

 

2022

"Coriolanus and Failures of Listening." ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews (2022): 1-4.

 

2021

“Teaching Shakespeare with Performance Pedagogy in an Online Environment.” Shakespeare Survey 74 (2021): 69-80.

 

2021

“An Ultra-Orthodox Woman Performing Difference in Israeli Academia.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education

(2021): 1-20.

 

2019

“Listening Rhetoric in the Diverse Classroom: Suggestions for Praxis,” College Teaching 67.3 (2019): 196-204.

 

2019

“’I Grant I am a Woman’: Gender and Silence in Julius Caesar.

Shakespeare 15.2 (2019): 107-120.

 

2019

“Performing Julius Caesar with Ultra-Orthodox Women”

Research in Drama Education 24.2 (2019): 155-172.

 

2018

 

 

 

"Redefining Censorship: Lessons Learned from Teaching The Merchant of Venice in Israel.” European Judaism 51.2 (2018): 134-142.

2018

"Shakespeare and Performance Pedagogy: Overcoming the Challenges." Changing English 25.2 (2018): 163-179.

 

2017

Julius Caesar Across Borders: The Ethos of the American Republic." Literature and History 26.2 (2017): 157-176.

 

2016

“’Lend Me Your Ears’: Listening Rhetoric and Political Ideology in Julius Caesar. Shakespeare Survey 69 (2016): 123-33.

 

 

 

Invited Chapters in Preparation

 

2022

“Teaching Hamlet: From Textual Practice to Digital Tools”

 

 

 

 

Book in Preparation

 

2021

Shakespeare’s Political Drama and the Ethos of the American Republic

 

 

CONFERENCE PANELS ORGANIZED

 

2021

“Shakespeare and the Politics of Absence”

European Shakespeare Research Association Conference, Athens, June 3-6

 

2020

 

“Listening”

Conference on the Study of English Literatures in Israel, Beer Sheva, February 3

 

2019

“Beyond Performance / Inside the Classroom: Interactive Workshops on the Teaching of Shakespeare”

European Shakespeare Research Association Conference, Rome, July 9-12

 

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

2022

“Political Change and Identification in Shakespeare’s Roman Republics”

Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Baltimore, May 26-29

 

2022

“The Rhetoric of Identification in Shakespeare’s Roman Republics”

Renaissance Society of America Conference, Dublin, March 30-April 2

 

2021

“Shakespeare’s Roman Plays in Performance in the Early American Republic”

British Shakespeare Association, Online, August 5-7

 

2021

“Shakespeare’s Roman Dramas and the Culture of the American Colonies”

European Shakespeare Research Association Conference, Athens, June 3-6

 

2021

 

“Performance Pedagogy in an Online Environment”

Renaissance Society of America Conference, Online, April 13-22

 

2021

“Listening Rhetoric and the Thesis Statement”

Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Seattle, April 7-10, Cancelled due to COVID-19

 

2020

“Shakespeare’s Roman Plays in Performance in the Early American Republic”

British Shakespeare Association Conference, Surrey, Cancelled due to COVID-19

 

2020

“Listening Rhetoric and the Thesis Statement”

Conference on the Study of English Literatures in Israel, Beer Sheva, February 3

 

2019

“Shakespeare and Language of Origin”

Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, College Park, Maryland, June 6-8

 

2019

 

“Relatable”

Conference on the Study of English Literatures in Israel, Tel Aviv, January 21

 

2018

“Listening Rhetoric as a Paradigm in the Israeli Classroom”

Conference on the Study of English Literatures in Israel, Ramat Gan, February 1

 

2017

“Teaching Shakespeare in Israel”

Shakespeare and the Jews, University College, London, March 28-30

 

2017

“In Pursuit of the Useful”

Conference on the Study of English Literatures in Israel, Haifa, February 8

 

2017

"Listening Rhetoric and the Diverse Classroom"

Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, January 5-8

 

2016

“Implications of Listening Rhetoric for the Composition Classroom”

Annual Convention of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, April 6-9

 

2015

"An Analysis of the Efficacy of Performance Pedagogy"

Biannual Conference of the European Shakespeare Research Association, Worcester, England, June 29-July 2

 

2014

"Julius Caesar Across Borders: The Ethos of the American Republic"

Annual Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, May 22-26

 

2014

"The Role of Julius Caesar in American Education"

Graduate Symposium on Literature, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 9

 

2013

"Performance Pedagogy: Advantages and Limitations"

Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English, Boston, November 21-24

 

2013

"The Literature Log: Alternatives to the Textbooks"

National Conference of the English Teachers' Association of Israel, Tel Aviv, July 9-10

 

2013

"From the Parents Television Council to Increase Mather: Contemporary Analogues to Opposition to the Early Modern Popular Theater"

Comparative Literature Conference, Long Beach, California, April 25-26

 

 

 

CONFERENCE POSTERS

 

2019

“Embodying Difference in Israeli Academia”

Seventh International Conference on Teacher Education (MOFET Institute), Tel Aviv, June 24-26

 

2016

“Listening Rhetoric and Academic Writing Instruction”

Third International Conference on Academic Writing (Israel Forum for Academic Writing and the MOFET Institute), Tel Avivi, June 27-28

 

 

 

INVITED TALKS

 

2018

“Listening Rhetoric in the College Classroom”

Talpiot College faculty annual assembly

(in Hebrew)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

2020, 2021, 2022

 

Online paleography courses

 

2019

Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, College Park, Maryland, June 6-8

 

 

PEER REVIEW

 

2022

Research in Drama Education

 

2022

Conference on College Composition and Communication

 

2020

The Explicator

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

2012

Rector's Prize

 

2010-2014

Presidential Fellowship for Outstanding Scholars

 

1991

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

 

1990

Interdisciplinary Studies Award

 

1989-1991

Academic Honors

 

 

PRIOR TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2014-2020

Lecturer (tenured)

Department of English Teacher-Training

Talpiot Academic College

 

2013-2017

Instructor

Zaidner Institute, Neve Yerushalayim

(Thomas Edison State College)

 

2000-2011

Head of English Department, English teacher

Bet Yaakov Ko Tomar, Bet Shemesh

 

1997-2005

Instructor, teacher education

Machon Bet Yaakov Lamorot, Jerusalem

 

1997-2001

English teacher

Bet Yaakov Batya, Jerusalem

 

1992-1996

English teacher

Bais Yaakov High School, Baltimore, Maryland

 

1994-1995

Instructor

Department of English/Education

University of Maryland Baltimore County

 

 

SOME RECENT COURSES

 

2022

Shakespeare and Gender (graduate)

 

2020-2021

Political Shakespeare (graduate)

 

2018-2019

Shakespeare, Adaptation, and Popular Culture (graduate)

 

2018-2019

Rhetoric, Persuasion, and the Media

 

2017-2019

 

Dramatic Reading (methodology)

2017-2019

Introduction to Rhetoric (online)

 

2016-2019

Shakespeare and Film

 

2016-2019

 

Seminar: Monsters in Literature and Culture

2014-2019

Children’s Literature

 

2013-2019

Academic Writing

 

2016-2017

Fundamentals of Speech and Rhetoric

 

2016-17

Shakespeare Around the World (graduate)

 

 

TEACHING AREAS

         

Shakespeare

Rhetoric

Literature

Writing

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

          Modern Language Association

          National Council of Teachers of English

          Rhetoric Society of America

          European Shakespeare Research Association

          Shakespeare Association of America

          Renaissance Society of America

 

Research

Shakespeare; pedagogy; rhetoric and composition, listening rhetoric; gender; performance studies.

Publications

In press

“Revolutionary Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and the Rhetorical Fashioning of Ideologies of Freedom” in Shakespeare at War, ed. Sonia Massai and Amy Lidster

 

2022

"Rhetorical Identification in Shakespeare’s Roman Republics." Shakespeare (2022): 1-32.

 

2022

"Coriolanus and Failures of Listening." ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews (2022): 1-4.

 

2021

“Teaching Shakespeare with Performance Pedagogy in an Online Environment.” Shakespeare Survey 74 (2021): 69-80.

 

2021

“An Ultra-Orthodox Woman Performing Difference in Israeli Academia.” International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education

(2021): 1-20.

 

2019

“Listening Rhetoric in the Diverse Classroom: Suggestions for Praxis,” College Teaching 67.3 (2019): 196-204.

 

2019

“’I Grant I am a Woman’: Gender and Silence in Julius Caesar.” Shakespeare 15.2 (2019): 107-120.

 

2019

“Performing Julius Caesar with Ultra-Orthodox Women.” Research in Drama Education 24.2 (2019): 155-172.

 

2018

 

 

 

"Redefining Censorship: Lessons Learned from Teaching The Merchant of Venice in Israel.” European Judaism 51.2 (2018): 134-142.

2018

"Shakespeare and Performance Pedagogy: Overcoming the Challenges." Changing English 25.2 (2018): 163-179.

 

2017

Julius Caesar Across Borders: The Ethos of the American Republic." Literature and History 26.2 (2017): 157-176.

 

2016

“’Lend Me Your Ears’: Listening Rhetoric and Political Ideology in Julius Caesar.Shakespeare Survey 69 (2016): 123-33.

 

 

Last Updated Date : 28/06/2022