Freddie Rokem is the Emanuel Herzikowitz Professor for 19th and 20th Century Art and teaches in the Department of Theatre Studies at Tel Aviv University, where he served as the Dean of the Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts (2002-2006). He has been a visiting Professor at Stanford University, the Free University in Berlin, the University of Munich, the University of Stockholm, the University of Helsinki, UC Berkeley, and UC Davis. Rokem’s book Performing History: Theatrical Representations of the Past in Contemporary Theatrepublished by University of Iowa Press (2000; published in Polish 2010, also due in a German translation 2012) received the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Prize for best theatre studies book in 2001. His most recent book, Philosophers and Thespians: Thinking Performance, exploring the relations between the discursive practices of philosophy and performance, was published by Stanford University Press in 2010. He is also co-editor (together with Jeanette Malkin) of Jews and the Making of Modern German Theatre (University of Iowa Press, 2010).