Israeli identity and its complex representation in Israeli visual culture; Gender themes in Israeli visual culture; The Hebrew language in visual culture; War and conflict in Israeli art; Music in Israeli society.
Dr. Anat Gilboa is an art historian and a visiting professor at UCLA Nazarian Center for Israel Studies. She will be joining the Schwalb Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at the University of Nebraska-Omaha as its first Schusterman Visiting Israel Professor in the Fall of 2013. She is specializing in early-modern European art, Jewish and Israeli visual culture. Her research has resulted in a in a book and in a number of publications in American and European journals and conferences.
Dr. Gilboa’s research, academic courses, and public talks reflect a focus on cross-disciplinary analysis of Jewish and Israeli visual culture, gender themes, history, religion, and literature. Anat Gilboa’s current research and teaching emphasis is on core themes that define modern Israeli identity and its complex representation in Israeli visual culture