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BOOKS

Freud, Religion, and the Birth of the Psychoanalytic Periodical (Cambridge University Press, 2022)

Intersections between Jews & Media (Brill Research Perspectives, 2020)

Drawing the Iron Curtain: Jews and the Golden Age of Soviet Animation (Rutgers University Press, 2016)

The Visual Culture of Chabad (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

EDITED VOLUMES

Revising Dreyfus (Brill Press, 2013)

JOURNALS

Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Antonio Gramsci, and the Myth of Niccolò Machiavelli,” Eastern European Jewish Affairs 51.1 (2021): 18-35.

“Great is the Parable of Diana of the Ephesians,” American Imago 78.2 (2021): 389-418.

“Bambi Abroad, 1924-1954,” AJS Review 44.2 (2020): 286-316.

“Child’s Play in Jewish Studies,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 12 (2019): 3-6.

“Introduction to Margaret Olin,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 11 (2018): 3-4.

“Animating Pushkin for the ‘Jewish War,’” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 11 (2018): 152-176.

“Constructing and Deconstructing Jewish Art: The Roundtable Discussion,” Ars Judaica 13 (Spring 2017).

“Evacuation Animation: Jewish Geographies and Sindbad the Sailor in Crimea,” Ars Judaica 13 (Spring 2017): 111-128.

“The Brumberg Sisters: The Fairy Grandmothers of Soviet Animation,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 9 (2016): 1-15.

“Portraits from Vienna: The Rabbinical Subject and the Female Artist,” Modern Jewish Studies 15.1 (2016): 47-64.

“Tropical Russian Bears: Jews and Soviet Animation during the Cold War,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 8 (2015): 1-25.

“Dressing Up: Religion and Ethnicity in Israeli National Dolls,” Religion & Gender 5.1 (2015): 71-90.

Republished as “Vestirsi: Religione ed Etnia nelle Bambole nazionali di Israele,” in Stefania Palmisano and Alberta Giori, eds. Women and Religion (Italy: Mimesis, 2016), 89-101.

“The De-Politicization of Israeli Political Cartoons,” Israel Studies 18.1 (2013): 1-30.

“A Rabbi, A Priest, and a Psychoanalyst: Religion in the Early Psychoanalytic Case History,” Contemporary Jewry 31.1 (2011): 3-24.

“Staging Protest: The New York Jewish Museum and the Soviet Jewry Movement,” American Jewish History (2010): 61-78.

“An Occupational Neurosis: A Psychoanalytic Case History of a Rabbi,” AJS Review 34.1 (April 2010): 1-31.

“Collecting the Exile: The Jewish National Movement in the USSR, 1967-1989,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 3.1 (2009): 119-128.

“Trademarks of Faith: Chabad and Chanukah,” Modern Judaism (May 2009): 239-267.

“On the Master-Disciple Relationship in Hasidic Visual Culture: The Life and Afterlife of Rebbe Portraits in Habad, 1798-2006,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture (Winter 2007): 55-79.

“Émile Zola in Caricature: The Cochonnerie of Naturalist Literature and the Judensau,” Jewish Social Studies 13.1 (2007): 110-135. 

“Photography vs. Caricature: “Footnotes on Manet’s Zola and Zola’s Manet,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 34.3 (Spring 2006): 323-337.
 

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Visual Culture,” The Princeton Companion to Jewish Studies, eds. Steven Weitzman, Leora Batnitzky, Eve Krakowski (Princeton University Press), forthcoming 2023.

“The Image of Maimonides in Modern Art and Visual Culture,” Yeshiva University Museum exhibition catalogue, forthcoming 2023.

“The Material Culture of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,” A Cultural History of Religion in the West, ed. Leonard Primiano (Bloomsbury), forthcoming 2022.

“The Belz Great Synagogue (Bels HaMidrash HaGadol),” World Architecture and Society, ed. Peter Louis Bonfitto, 2 vols. (ABC-CLIO, 2022), II: 372-377.

“Iconography,” Studying Hasidism: Sources, Methods, Perspectives, ed. Marcin Wodziński (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019), 178-196.

“The Sacred Architecture of Contemporary Hasidism,” Jewish Religious Architecture: From Biblical Israel to Modern Judaism, ed. Steven Fine (Boston: Brill, 2019): 334-351.

“Cartooning Citizen Collaboration: A 1949 Jewish War Film in Moscow,” Art in Jewish Society (Warsaw: Museum of the History of Polish Jewry, 2016), 255-291.

“Introduction: The Revision of Dreyfus in Historical Perspective,” Revising Dreyfus, ed. Maya Balakirsky Katz (Boston: Brill Press, 2013), 1-14.

“Henri-Gabriel Ibels, “Nineteenth-Century Blogger,” Revising Dreyfus, ed. Maya Balakirsky Katz (Boston: Brill Press, 2013), 79-198.

“Exhibiting Dreyfus in America: The Jewish Museum of New York and the Soviet Jewry Movement,” Revising Dreyfus, ed. Maya Balakirsky Katz (Boston: Brill Press, 2013), 359-384.

“Rebbishe Space: Pre-War Polish Photography of Hasidic Leaders,” Jewish Artists in Central-Eastern Europe from the 19th century to the Second World War (Warsaw: DiG Press, 2010), 363-370.

“Avi-Yonah's Model of Second Temple Jerusalem and the Development of Israeli Visual Culture,” ed. Steven Fine, Visions of the Temple from Moses to the Messiah (New York: Brill Press and Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies, 2011), 349-364.

BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAYS

“Jewish Women in World Animation,” Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/jewish-women-in-animation

“The Brumberg Sisters,” in Jane Gaines, Radha Vatsal, and Monica Dall’Asta, eds., Women Film Pioneers Project. Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. New York: Columbia University Libraries, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7916/d8-92y0-qy20, available at https://wfpp.columbia.edu/pioneer/the-brumberg-sisters/

“Marc Chagall,” Oxford Bibliographies in Jewish Studies.  Ed. David Biale (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014): Oxford Bibliographies Online, DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199840731-0068.

“Jewish Art, Modern and Contemporary,” Oxford Bibliographies in Art History.  Ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014): Oxford Bibliographies Online, DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199920105-0064.

ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES

“The Reception of the Bible in Orthodoxy,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, eds. Constance M. Furey, Brian Matz, et al, forthcoming.

“Bible Museums,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, eds. Constance M. Furey, Brian Matz, et al, forthcoming.

“Carol Gilligan,” (with Andra Medea) Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), forthcoming.

“Biblical art, the Modern Epoch,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, eds. Constance M. Furey, Brian Matz, et al, forthcoming.

“Newspapers, Magazines, and Other Popular Periodicals,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, eds. Constance M. Furey, Brian Matz, et al, forthcoming.

“Hasidic Discipleship,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, eds. Hans-Josef Klauck, Bernard McGinn, et al, vol. 1 (Berlin and New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2002-2008): 896-898.

“Aniconism: Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism,” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, eds. Hans-Josef Klauck, Bernard McGinn, et al, vol. 1 (Berlin and New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2002-2008): 1215-1217.

BOOK AND EXHIBITION REVIEWS

“Batsheva Goldman-Ida, Hasidic art and the Kabbalah,” East European Jewish Affairs 50.1-2 (2020).

“Samantha Baskind. The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture,” H-Judaic (September 2020).

“Marcin Wodziński, Historical Atlas of Hasidism, Cartography by Waldemar Spallek,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 13 (2020).

“Victoria Aarons. Holocaust Graphic Narratives: Generation, Trauma, and Memory,” H-Judaic (April 2020).

“Sara Blair, How the Other Half Looks: The Lower East Side and the Afterlives of Images,” American Jewish History 103, no. 3 (December 2019): 373-375.

“Kathrin Hoffmann-Curtius with Sigrid Philipps, Judenmord: Art and the Holocaust in Post-war Germany,” H-Judaic (May 14, 2019).

“Ken Koltun-Fromm, Imagining Jewish Authenticity: Vision and Text in American Jewish Thought,” Richard I. Cohen, Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society: Studies in Contemporary Jewry (Jerusalem: Institute of Contemporary Jewry, 2018), 251-253.

“Mary Bergstein, In Looking Back One Learns to See: Marcel Proust and Photography,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 10 (2017).

“Exhibiting Zionism in Israel. One Front, One Nation: Posters from the Zionism 2000 Collection, 1920-1960,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 8 (2015): 112-118.

“Repaving the Street of Crocodiles,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 7 (2015): 136-140.

“Mary Bergstein, Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art,” Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation 29, no. 3 (September 2013): 258-262.

“Reviewing the Eruv,” AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies (Fall 2013): 66-68.

“Gershon David Hundert, ed. The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe (2008),” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture, vol. 6, no. 1 (2013): 152-156.

“Katrin Kogman-Appel, A Mahzor from Worms,” AJS Review 36.2 (November 2012): 343-345.

“Longing, Belonging, and the Making of Jewish Consumer Culture, eds. Gideon Reuveni and Nils Roemer (2010),” Material Religion, vol. 9, no. 2 (2013): 257-259.

“Doll-Making and Making Money,” Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture, vol. 5, no. 1 (2011): 118-122.

“Challenges of Equality: Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France by Jeffrey Haus (2009),” The Journal of Religion 91.3 (April 2011): 416-418.

SELECTION OF POPULAR PUBLICATIONS

“Teaching through Film,” AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2021.

“How a Single Painting Helped the New York Jewish Museum Define Jewish Art,” Tablet Magazine, posted December 3, 2020.

“PopThodox: Insider Humor on the Outside,” Popthodox, The Jerusalem Biennale 2017 (curated by Noa Lea Cohn), 16-18.

“A Beast of Unknown Origins,” Tablet Magazine, posted May 1, 2018, available at http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/260892/cheburashka-soviet-animation

“Обыкновенное американское чудо или Чебурашка – это я!” MKRU, posted on April 26, 2018, available at http://www.vnovomsvete.com/culture/2018/04/26/obyknovennoe-amerikanskoe-chudo.html

“Marc Chagall, Religious Artist,” OUPblog, posted August 2017.

“Animating Analysis in Cold War Soviet Union,” Viewpoints in Psychoanalysis (Spring 2017), 10.

“Listening to the Jews of Silence in Soviet Popular Culture,” The Lehrhaus, posted March 8, 2017, available at http://www.thelehrhaus.com/scholarship/2017/3/5/listening-to-the-jews-of-silence-in-soviet-popular-culture

“The Many Movements of Chabad,” Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas (December 2012), 13-14.

Sanctuaries in Time, Jewish Women Artists’ Network, January 18-March 1, 2011 [catalog brochure].

Samuel Bak, Adam and Eve Series, Pucker Gallery, Boston, 2011 [catalog].

Transcendent Visions: The Art of Yael Avi-Yonah and Dov Lederberg, Touro College, October 30-November 14, 2007 [catalog].

Visiting Masterpiece Series, Klimt’s Judith II, Israel Museum [served as modern art intern], October 15, 1997-February 14, 1998 [helped in preparation of exhibition pamphlet].

Auguste Rodin: Body and Soul, Israel Museum [served as modern art intern], December 23, 1997-June 15, 1998 [helped in preparation of exhibition pamphlet].

“Rabbi Paysach: A One-Man Kiruv Operation,” Yated Ne’eman 7.38/39, October 3, 1995, front page, cont. 41 [published under pseudonym Eli J. Balakirsky as per editorial policy prohibiting female names to appear on front-page articles].

“Deafness and Deaf Culture in Baltimore,” Where What When, February 1996, 24-28.

“Something New Under the Sun: Interview with Baltimore Sun Journalist Raphael Alvarez,” Where What When, December 1995, 26-28.

 

קורסים

 

החוויה היהודית באמנות ובתרבות האמריקאית

משפט דרייפוס - היבטים חזותיים ותקשורתיים

אמנות ופסיכואנליזה

האמנות והנאורות 1751 - 1865

יהודים וסרטים מצוירים בברית המועצות

הומרוס- אמנות, ארכיטקטורה והיסטוריה: מההלניזם ועד למודרניזם

Art, Culture, and Hasidism

The Museum: For Art or Judaism?

Soviet Jewish Art and the East

Michelangelo and his Times

 

 

תחומי מחקר

פרופסור מאיה בלקירסקי כץ הצטרפה למחלקה לאומנות יהודית באוניברסיטת בר אילן בשנה"ל תשע"ט (2018) מ-Touro College in Manhattan, שם לימדה מאז 1998 ועמדה בראש המחלקה לתולדות האומנות. פרופסור כץ היא בעלת תואר דוקטור מ-Bryn Mawr College  ותואר דוקטור בפסיכואנליזה מ- NJ Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis. מחקריה מתמקדים בנקודות ההשקה בין דת ותרבות חזותית ובקשר בין גיבוש הדיסיפלינה והיצירה האקדמית בנושא ההיסטוריה היהודית המודרנית באימפריה האוסטרו-הונגרית, ברוסיה, בברית המועצות ובצפון אמריקה. היא עורכת שותפה של Images : A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture. ספרה The Visual Culture of Chabad  (Cambridge, 2010) חקר את היצירה וההפצה 'מלמטה למעלה' של דמותו ומורשתו של הרבי. ספרה  Drawing the Iron Curtain  (Rutgers, 2016) על כוח העבודה היהודי בתעשיית האנימציה הסובייטית התמקד בשיתופי פעולה קהילתיים בין סופרים, אומנים, פטרונים ועורכים ובמבנים אופקיים בהפקה תרבותית בחסות המדינה. מאז שהגיעה לאוניברסיטת בר אילן פרסמה כץ את הספר Intersections between Jews and Media (Brill, 2020).

בימים אלה היא משלימה את ספרה:Freud, religion, and the birth of the psychoanalytic periodical (Cambridge,2022).

קורות חיים

MAYA BALAKIRSKY KATZ

Ramat-Gan 5290002, Israel ● Mobile 058.6915990 ● email Maya.Balakirsky@biu.ac.il 

EDUCATION

NJ INSTITUTE FOR TRAINING IN PSYCHOANALYSIS                 Bergen, NJ

2015-2020         PsyaD., Certified Psychoanalyst, March 2020

                     

BRYN MAWR COLLEGE                                                                  Bryn Mawr, PA

1997-2003         Ph.D., History of Art, December 2003

Fellow 1997-2002

Dissertation: “Émile Zola: A Case Study in Celebrity Culture and Media Spin in the Late Nineteenth Century” (Directed by Steven Z. Levine).

M.A., History of Art, October 2001

Thesis: “Portraiture, Caricature, and Pornography in the Imagery of the Dreyfus Affair” (Directed by Steven Z. Levine).

 

TOURO COLLEGE                                                                                        New York, NY

1993-1995         B.A., Language and Literature

                     Valedictorian

                        Presidential Merit Scholarship

Valedictory Address: “Graduating the Anxiety of Influence” (Avery Fisher Hall, New York, May 29, 1995).

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

THE CLINIC AT THE NJ INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOANALYSIS

2016-2020   Candidate-Therapist

 

PRIVATE PRACTICE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

2018-present, New Jersey and Raanana, Israel

 

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY                                                                                Ramat Gan, Israel

2018-Present    Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Jewish Art

 

Selected Courses: Art and PsychoanalysisThe Jewish Experience in American Art and Visual Culture Art, Culture, and HasidismThe Museum: For Art or Judaism? Jews and Film in the Soviet UnionThe Dreyfus Affair—Visual and Communication Issues Soviet Jewish Art and the East The Art of Homer Epic Art of the Enlightenment, 1751-1865 Michelangelo and his Times From Ashes to Ashes: The Jewish Art of Death Reel Jews: Film and Modern Jewish History Soviet Art and the Jewish Experience

 

TOURO COLLEGE                                                                                        New York, NY

1998-2019         Professor (Full Professor, 2014-2019; Associate Professor 2010-2014; Assistant Professor 2004-2010; Lecturer 1998-2004)

Chair of Art History Department (2009-2019)

 

Selected courses: History of the Jewish People IIBirth of ModernismModern Jewish Literature Politics of Display: Art and Architecture in New York City Jewish ArtArt and the HolocaustMuseumsGreek and Roman Literature Medieval Literature Modern Literature Expository Writing The Graphic Novel: Comics and Literature ● Graduate courses: Topics in Jewish ArtThe Art of the Other in Medieval SpainJews and Modern Media

 

VISITING LECTURESHIPS

 

Winter 2023       YIVO-Bard Winter Program on Ashkenazi Civilization

Spring 2021       Lander College for Women, The Graphic Novel: Comics and Literature

Spring 2017       Vassar College, Distinguished Scholar, Jews & Modern Media

Spring 2012       Jewish Theological Seminary, Jews & Modern Media

Spring 2000       Yeshiva University, History of Art