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Roni Henig is a PhD Candidate in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies. Her dissertation, titled “Life of the Non-Living: Nationalization, Language and the Narrative of ‘Revival’ in Modern Hebrew Literary Discourse,” offers a critical analysis of the narrative of the revival of Hebrew in early 20th century Hebrew literature. Her interests include modern Jewish literatures, the critique of nationalism, subjectivity and subjectivation, multilingualism, philosophy of language and translation theory. Roni graduated from the Comparative Literature department at Tel Aviv University Summa Cum Laude.