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Daniel Itzkovitz

Biography

Daniel Itzkovitz is Professor of American literature and culture. He has published articles on Jewish studies, queer theory, film, and American literature, and is the editor of Fannie Hurst's novel Imitation of Life (Duke University Press, 2004) and Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (Columbia University Press, 2003), which he co-edited with Daniel Boyarin and Ann Pellegrini.

He is writing a book entitled Fixing the Jews, which examines 21st century attempts to fix the meanings of Jewishness, and in the process, to fix what's wrong with the Jews.

Education

  • Ph.D., Duke University
  • B.A., Sarah Lawrence College