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The Faculty of Humanities
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem, 9190501

Department Head and Director of Literature Studies: Prof. Ruth Fine,

Director of Historical Studies: Dr. Claudia Kedar,

Director of Linguistic Studies: Dr. Aldina Quintana,

Department Advisors for BA Students: Dr. Claudia Kedar and Mr. Itay Baruj,

Department Advisors for MA and PHD Students: Prof. Ruth Fine (Literature) and Dr. Claudia Kedar (History)


For administrative matters, please contact
Ms. Adva Cohen,
Tel. 02-5883616
Office hours: Sun., Mon., Wed., Thur., 10:00-13:00.
Room: 4502, Faculty of Humanities, Mount Scopus


Prof. James N. Green

Visiting Professor

Research Interests: Brazilian history, Gender and sexuality in Latin America

James N. Green is the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Professor of Latin American History at Brown University and Distinguished Visiting Professor (Professor Amit) at Hebrew University where he teaches course on Brazilian history. He is the Director of the Brown-Brazil Initiative and the Executive Director of the Brazilian Studies Association. Green is the author, among other titles, of Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Brazil (University of Chicago Press, 1999; Editora da UNESP, 2000) and We Cannot Remain Silent: Opposition to the Brazilian Military Dictatorship in the United States (Companhia das Letras, 2009; Duke University Press, 2010). He is also the co-editor of Modern Latin America, 8th edition (Oxford University Press, 2013.)