AboutI’m a PhD candidate from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of the Arts.
I study didactic imagery on sixteenth-century Italian cassoni, under the supervision of Prof. Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby.
EducationBA 2012-2015 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of the Arts and Department of Multidisciplinary Studies: Hebrew Literature and Studies of Europe, summa cum laude.
MA 2015-2018 Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Department of General History, the Inter-University Classical Studies Program.
Thesis advisors: Prof. Yulia Ustinova and Prof. Nirit Ben-Arieh Debby.
Thesis subject: The Myth of Niobe in Literature and Art, from Antiquity to the Early Modern Period. Grade: 97.
PhD since 2018 Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Department of the Arts.
Dissertation advisor: Prof. Nirit Ben-Arieh Debby
Dissertation subject: Didactic Imagery on Sixteenth-Century Italian Cassoni
PublicationsLeshem, Bar. “From God to Superhero: The Reception of Mercury in Comics.” Question 4 (2019), pp. 10-19.