• Jacqueline Loeb
  • Jacqueline Loeb
  • Director of Research in the Disciplines
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Phone Number: 848-932-8042
  • Office: 135 George Street, Room 103 D/C  
  • Education:
    • PhD, Comparative Literature, Rutgers University 2011
    • MA, Comparative Literature, Rutgers University 2006
    • BA, Spanish; English Language & Literature, Binghamton University, 1994
  • Courses Taught:
    • Research in the Disciplines:  "True Crime" "Into the Wild" "Survival" "Frugality, Simplicity, and Living Off the Grid" "Modern Family"
    • Internship Coordinator, Tutoring Research Writing: Theory and Practice 
    • Basic Composition
    • Expository Writing
    • Knowledge and Power: Issues in Women's Leadership, Department of Women's and Gender Studies
    • Introduction to Short Fiction, Program in Comparative Literature
    • Spanish Conversation and Composition, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Awards:

    University and Louis Bevier Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2010

  • Other Information of Interest:

    Conference Presentations

    • We Beseech the Lessification of Splendid Wordifying: Helping Students Build Content Over Style. 18th Annual New Jersey Writing Alliance Conference, May 2017.
    • Chair, Panel: Changing Course: From ‘Daemonic’ Repetition to Working-Through, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, University of Toronto, April 2013. Paper: “‘Water, water, every where’: Oedipa Maas, lost at sea.”
    • Chair, Panel: Trauma Recovery, and Community, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Brown University, March 2012. Paper: “‘You Will Find My Image Engraved in You’: Immortality, Fellowship, and the Bonds of Love in Two Zoharic Narratives.”
    • “Mystical Symptom, Hysterical Symbol: Exile as Metaphor in Psychoanalysis and Jewish Mystical Writing,” Colloquium in Comparative Literature, Rutgers University October 2010.
    • "A Charming Substitute for the Vanished Text: Uncanny Tales in the Sefer ha Zohar," American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 2010.
    • "On the Hermeneutic Strategies of Early Jewish Mystical Exegesis," American Comparative Literature Association, Harvard University, March 2009.
    • Co-Chair, Panel, Natural Subjectivity: The Textual Making of the Human or Natural Subject, American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 2006. Paper: "The Endless Subject: Human as Text in Borges and Eco."
    • “Rights of Passage: The Politics of Self-Discovery in Griselda Gambaro’s Sucede lo que pasa,” Northeast Modern Language Association, Hartford, March 2000.
  • Publications:
    • Between Symptom and Symbol: Freud, Psychoanalysis, and the Jewish Mystical Text. Doctoral Thesis, Rutgers University, May 2011.
    • “Dissonance Rising: Subversive Sound in Zhang Yimou’s Raise the Red Lantern.” Film-Philosophy, Volume 15:1 (2011).
    • “Three ‘Leaping’ Poems from East and West: Li Po, Lorca, and Yoshitada.” Arcadia: International Journal of Literary Culture/Internationale Zeitschrift für literarische Kultur, Volume 46:1 (Spring 2011).