Nancy E. Berg

Chair and Interim Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures; Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
research interests:
  • Genre Literature
  • Immigration Literature
  • Modern Hebrew & Arabic Literatures
  • Women's Literature

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1121
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Berg teaches courses in Israeli culture, Hebrew, Jewish, and Middle Eastern literatures. While much of her scholarship focuses on the literature of Iraqi Jews, she has also researched Israeli women's writing, memory writing, and food.

For more information, visit Nancy E. Berg's department profile.

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Remembering Baghdad

Nancy Berg, professor of Hebrew and comparative literature, examines the question of how do you remember home as it relates to Jewish writers from Iraq.