Dr. Michal Tal
Head of English for Master’s students; Head of the CALL Lab
Dr. Michal Tal is a senior teaching associate in the Department of Humanities and Arts at the Technion–Israeli Institute of Technology. She holds a PhD (2016) in Hermeneutics and Culture Studies from Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Dr. Tal studies two different disciplines: (1) English teaching in higher education and technology in the service of language learning; and (2) Interdisciplinary analysis of literary themes, particularly those related to questions of identity, subjectivity and individuality.
Her latest literary publications include “Language Adventures in the Japanese Corporation: A Lacanian Reading of Amélie Nothomb’s Fear and Trembling“ (2020) and “Double Agony: Is Literary Doubling a Cure for Suffering or Its Source?“ in The Psychoanalytic Review.(2019). Her recent publiation in the study of ELT is “Integrating international teleconferences into EGAP courses: Preparing students for real-life professional situations“ (2021, with Scott-Monkouse and Yelnevskaya).