Einav Katan is a Ph.D. candidate at the Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Sciences and Ideas, Tel-Aviv University. After her MA thesis about Kafka’s “The Castle” and the question of interpretation, she has been working on her dissertation about the work of the Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin as a subject for philosophical understanding, under the supervision of Prof. Moshe Zuckerman (Tel Aviv University) and Prof. John Michael Krois (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). Einav Katan is researching about the sources of knowledge in dance, dealing with theories of embodiment, enactivism, aesthetics, and hermeneutics, as well as with studio practice.
Before joining the Kolleg Forschergruppe Bildakt und Verkörperung, Einav Katan was a visiting scholar at the Philosophy Department of Humboldt-University Berlin (fall 2009), Juilliard School of Arts, New York (spring 2008) and The Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University (2007-2008). Also, Einav Katan was teaching philosophy at the Film Department of Beit-Berl College, Israel.
Glossar terms: Dancework