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Miryam Segal
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Queens College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley; M.S.L. Yale Law School; A.B. Harvard University
Research Interests: Poetry and prosody; Cultural studies; Modern Hebrew/Israeli culture; Gender and Authorship; Anglo-American Legal History; Law and Literature; Philology and Biblical Law; Jewish/Rabbinic Law.

Concentrations taught in MALS:
Law and Society

Courses Taught in MALS:
MALS 70000: Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies: Meaning and Interpretation
MALS 70300: Foundations of Legal Thought: Theories of Change   
MALS 70400 Interdisciplinary Topics in Law: Law and Literature


A New Sound in Hebrew Poetry: Poetics, Politics, Accent

Vixens in Vineyards: The Embarrassment of Scriptures (coeditor)

About Professor Segal 

Miryam Segal is Associate Professor in the History Department at Queens College, and holds teaching appointments at the Graduate Center in the Middle Eastern Studies program (MAMES), and the Liberal Studies program (MALS). She teaches a wide range of courses, including in comparative literature and literary theory, American legal history, Hebrew Bible, rabbinic literature and religious studies. Before coming to CUNY, she was assistant professor at Indiana University, Bloomington, and visiting assistant professor at the Harvard Divinity School. Her current research projects are a book on gender in poetic authorship and in the labor market of early twentieth century Hebrew culture in Palestine, and an edited volume on Jewish family law.

Lecture on Gender and Authorship 

Lecture on Neder and Nomos