Sandra Meiri and Odeya Kohen-Raz

Sandra Meiri is academic supervisor of cinema studies in the Department of Literature, Art & Linguistics, The Open University of Israel. Her studies concentrate on film and: psychoanalysis, cultural theory, gender, sexuality, subjectivity, trauma, the transmission/transference of trauma, memory and ethics. She is the author of Any Sex You Can Do, I can Do Better: Cross-Gender in Narrative Cinema (Tel Aviv: Migdarim Series, Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, 2011), and co-editor of Just Images: Ethics and the Cinematic (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011) and Identities in Transition in Israeli Culture (Raanana: The Open University of Israel, 2013). She has published articles on the ethics of psychoanalysis and horror films; on trauma (and its transmission), memory and ethics in Israeli cinema; and on the representation of sexual violence suffered by women during the Holocaust (and its aftermath) in Israeli cinema.

sandram@openu.ac.il; sandram77@012.net.il

Odeya Kohen-Raz is an Assistant Professor in the Cinema and Television Undergraduate Program, Sapir College; teaching coordinator in the Department of Literature, Art & Linguistics, The Open University of Israel, and teaches at Tel Aviv University.  Her work deals with reflexivity and guilt in the cinematic dream; psychoanalysis and film; questions of ethics in Holocaust representations, and the film-making of second and third generations of Holocaust survivors. She has published articles on these subjects.

odeyako@openu.ac.il