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No picture available Maria Yelenevskaya

Senior Teaching Fellow

Coordinator of the English program for graduate students
Academic Head of the CALL research group

 
 
Contact Information  
 
Office :   Room 214 or CALL Lab - Room 315, Humanities & Arts Building 
Telephone :   829-3859 or 829-3567
E-mail :   ymaria@tx.technion.ac.il 
Office hours :

    Office hours following the June 2017 Proficiency Exam:

      July 9, Sunday - 15:00-16:00

      July 12, Wednesday - 10:00-11:00

      July 16, Sunday - 12:00-13:00

      July 20, Thursday - 14:00-15:00


     
Room 214 or CALL Lab

   
 
Education  
 
 1983 - PhD. Dept. of English Philology, Leningrad State Pedagogical
institute,USSR.
   
Recent publications  
 

  Books published:

 Yelenevskaya, Maria and Fialkova, Larisa (2005) The Russian Street in the Jewish State: Investigation into the Folklore of Immigrants of the 1990s to Israel" in two volumes, in Russian.  Moscow: Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology named after N.N. Miklukho-Maklai , V. 1, 351 pp;  V. 2, 242pp. http://old.iea.ras.ru/publications_new/elenevskaia2005.html
 

 Fialkova, Larisa and Yelenevskaya, Maria (2007) Ex-Soviets in Israel: From Personal Narratives to a Collective Portrait, Detroit: Wayne state University Press, 373pp. http://wsupress.wayne.edu/judaica/folklore/fialkovaesi/fialkovab.html


Recent Publications:
 

 Yelenevskaya, Maria (2008) Between Hebrew and Russian: Bilingual Humor of the Immigrants to Israel from the countries of the former Soviet Union, in Ukrainian. Folk Art and Ethnography, 94-102.

 

 Yelenevskaya, Maria (2008) Humor in the Russian-Language Media in Israel: Cultural Antecedents, Genres and Themes, Israel Studies in Language and Society, 1(2): 36-58.

 

 Yelenevskaya, Maria and Fialkova, Larisa (2008) The City through Immigrants’ Eyes: Space Domestication by Russian-speaking Israelis, in Russian. Jewish Emigration from Russia. 1881-2005. Moscow: Russian Political Encyclopedia, 363-391.

 

Yelenevskaya, Maria (2008) Humor and Violence: Joke Lore of Immigrants from the Countries of the Former Soviet Union to Israel, in Russian. In E. Nosenko (ed.), Israel Through "Russian" Eyes: Identities and Cultures. In Memory of Barukh Kimmerling. Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. Moscow: Natalis Press, 60-83.

 

Yelenevskaya, Maria (2008) Russian: From Socialist Realism to Reality Show. In Rosenhouse, J. and R. Kowner (eds.), Globally Speaking: Motives for Adopting English Vocabulary in Other Languages, chapter 6. Clevedon, U.K.: Multilingual Matters, 98-120.

 

Yelenevskaya, Maria (2009) “Ours abroad” As a Theme of Humor on Ru.net: Changing Values, Competing Loyalties, Russian Journal of Communication, Special Issue, The Russian Anekdot As Cultural Genre, Discourse and Performance, 2 (3/4): 267-287.

 

Yelenevskaya, Maria and Fialkova, Larisa (2009) The Case of Ex-Soviet Scientists. In Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Yitzhak Sternberg, with Judit Bokser Liwerant and Yosef Gorny (eds.), Transnationalism: Diasporas and the Advent of a New (Dis)order. International Comparative Social Studies, 19. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 613-635. (Reprinted in: Immigrant Scholars as a Transnational Scientific Diaspra: A View from Within.  In Vladimir (Ze’ev Khanin et al. (eds.) Immigrant Scientists in Israel: Achievements and Challenges of Integration in Comparative Context, Jerusalem: 2010, 189-218. The authors’ translation of the article appeared under the title “Scholars in Humanities as a Transnational Academic Diaspora (An Insider’s View)” in Diasporas, Independent Academic Journal, 2009: 174-203.)

 

Yelenevskaya, Maria (2009) At Home with Violence: Israeli Russian-Language Media’s Use of Cultural Codes in Interpreting Intifada, Hierarchy and Power in the History of Civilizations, Moscow: Uchitel, 122-137.

 

Fialkova, Larisa and Yelenevskaya, Maria (2011) Immigrants in the City: from Exploration to Domestication, Israel Affairs, vol. 17 (1): 143-164.

 
Research interests :  
 
 Patterns of bilingualism in a multilingual society.
 
 Immigration studies: returning diasporas.
 
 Contemporary folklore: folklore of immigrant communities, the use of IT in
the dissemination of folklore.
 
 Language teaching methodology: English for Special Purposes (ESP),
autonomous learning, the role of computer-assisted teaching in ESP courses.
 

 

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