Dr. Esther Haber

Dr.
Dr. Esther Haber
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EDUCATION
 
       2002 - 2005     Ph.D., Hebrew and Semitic Languages, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan. Expertise: Semitic Languages, Sumerian Language and Literature
Dissertation: The Anticipatory Genitive in the Sumerian Language (Magna cum Laude)   Supervisor: Prof. Jacob Klein
 
 
       1999 - 2001    M.A., Hebrew and Semitic Languages, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan. Expertise: Biblical Hebrew, Northwest Semitic Languages
Thesis: Biblical Hebrew in the Light of Amarna Tablets (Summa cum Laude)   Supervisor: Prof. Daniel Sivan
 
 
       1995 - 1998     B.A., Hebrew and Semitic Languages, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan (Cum Laude)
 
 
 
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS:
 
       2001 - 2004     Bar Ilan Presidential Fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral Students
 
       2005                Bar Ilan Rector Prize for Outstanding Graduate Students
 

ACADEMIC POSITION:

2001 - 2014

Lecturer, Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.

Courses:

Sumerian Beginners and Advanced

Akkadian Beginners and Advanced

Introduction to Semitic Linguistics

Biblical Texts

Literature and Style in Biblical Texts

Contemporary Hebrew Syntax

2009 - 2012

Lecturer, Talpiyot College, Kholon.

Courses:

Contemporary Hebrew Syntax

Contemporary Hebrew Morphology

Introduction to Semitic Linguistics

 

Publications

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLES

-          "Coordination, Modern Hebrew." Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics,  ed. Geoffrey Khan. Leiden: Brill, pp. 620 - 621.

 

ARTICLES

 

-          "Anticipatory Genitive Constructions in Akkadian Literature”, Zeitschrift für Assyriologie, Accepted for publication

-          “The Double Genitive Construction in Akkadian Literature”, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires (N.A.B.U) Accepted for publication

-        “Unbound Genitive Constructions and Double Genitive Constructions in Mishnaic Hebrew” , Lešonenu 75 (2013): 387-401.

-          "The Complete Glossary of the Canaanite Roots in the Amarna Tablets", Šnaton: An Annual for Biblical and Near Eastern Studies. Accepted for publication

-          “Significance of the Interchanging of the Mono-Consonantal Prepositions in Biblical Hebrew: Rabbinic and Comparative Semitic Evidence”, MAARAV 16 (2009): 29-37.

-          “The Stylistic Role of the Anticipatory Genitive Construction in Sumerian Literature”, Revue d'Assyriologie et d'Archeacutéologie Orientale 103 (2009): 37-48.

-          “Diachronic Explanations as a Method for Teaching Hebrew as a Second Language”, Hedd Ha-Ulpan He-Hadash 95 (2009): 22-26.

 

IN PREPARATION

BOOK

-          TOPICALIZATION, LEFT- DISLOCATION AND ANTICIPATORY GENITIVE CONSTRUCTIONS IN SUMERIAN LANGUAGE 

ARTICLES

-          “Cause, Manner and Purpose in Parallel Stories in Genesis: a Key for Decoding Different Sources”

-          “Does the ‘Periphrastic Genitive Constructions’ exists in Semitic languages?

-          “Some Thoughts on the Initial R- in the Sumerian Language”

Courses

 
 
- Sumerian Beginners and Advanced
 
- Introduction to Semitic Linguistics
 
- Biblical Texts
 
- Literature and Style in Biblical Texts
 
- Contemporary Hebrew Syntax