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Roni Ben-Yoseph

Lecturer in Religion


Areas of Specialization

Media theory
Popular culture


PhD    University of Minnesota, 2006
BA      Bard College, 1997

Yoga Teacher Training

50 Hour Therapeutic Yoga for Children, Advanced Certification
Global Family Yoga, 2016

95 Hour Children's Yoga, Specialty Certification
Global Family Yoga, 2016

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification
Blue Sun Yoga, 2015


Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 2004–2005
Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), 2004-2005 (declined)
Berlin Grant, Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future Foundation, 2003–2004
Graduate Research Partnership Program, Summer 2002
Foreign Language and Area Studies Graduate Fellowship, Summer 2001

Presentations and Publications

An Uncomfortable Conversation About Jewish American Princesses, Popular Culture
Association National Conference, Chicago, April 16–19, 2014

“Peter Fischli and David Weiss” in The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography.
Routledge, 2005.

Tenets and Tape: The Emergence of Electronic Music in Postwar Germany, “Sonic
Interventions: Pushing the Boundaries of Cultural Analysis,” The Amsterdam School for Cultural
Analysis, University of Amsterdam, NL, March 29–31, 2005

Flicker, Drone, Pulse, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Minneapolis, March 6–9, 2003

Books On Tape: Splicing New York, “Sounds and the City,” The International Association for the
Study of Popular Music, Montreal, May 10–12, 2002

Listening to Stockhausen, “The Speakable, the Unspeakable, and the Politics of Listening: The
Ethics of Confronting the Real,” NYU Comparative Literature Graduate Student Colloquium,
New York, April 25–26, 2002