Ms. Zohar Elmakias

Ms. Zohar Elmakias


Be'er Sheva

Be'er Sheva

211 Legacy(60)


2023 PhD Sociocultural Anthropology, Columbia University

2019 MPhil Anthropology, Columbia University.

2018 MA Anthropology, Columbia University.

2016 MA summa cum laude, Cultural Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2014 BFA magna cum laude, Film Studies, Tel Aviv University.


2024 Translator, “In History” by Jamaic Kincaid, Granta Magazine in Hebrew 12. Translator, “Venus in Two Acts” by Saidiya Hartman, Theory and Criticism 58
2023 “Eclipse” (English, short story). “West Jerusalem Noir,” Akashic Books.
“Recursion” (Hebrew, short story), Gilayon: A Journal of Jerusalemite Urbanity 7.
“Perpetuum Mobile” (Heb., short story), The Short Story Project.
2022 Elfassy, N., Elmakias Z., Hoffman J., Keller E., Merin, G., Nathanson, N., Peeters, A., Stern, M., “Negev School of Architecture” Journal of Architectural Education 76(2). “On the Possibility of Arabic within Hebrew” (Heb., article). In: “Our Boys: A Debate,” edited by Tammy Riklis, Am Oved Press.
“Losing Your Flesh” (Heb., essay), Ho! Literary Magazine 23.
“Holy Paper” (Heb., article), Gilayon: A Journal of Jerusalemite Urbanity 6.
2021 “‘What Has Never Been Trule Forgotten:’ A Comment on Mox Nox” (Heb.), Mikan Journal 21.
“To Be Omnivores” (Heb., essay), Tyiuta: Journal for Israeli Art 1.
2020 “Terminal” (Heb., book), HaKibbutz HaMeuchad Press.
Translator, “Going to Meet the Man” by James Baldwin, HaKibbutz HaMeuchad Press. “Archive, Penknife, Fist” (Heb., essay), Ho! Literary Magazine 20.
2018 “On the Refusal to be Called Witch: Ronit Elkabetz's Extraordinary Women” (article) in Je t'aime, Ronit Elkabetz (catalogue), Design Museum Holon.
2017 Translator, “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, HaKibbutz HaMeuchad.
2016 “Terminal” (Heb., excerpts), Granta Magazine in Hebrew 4.


Present “Anthropological Endeavors,” Negev School of Architecture.

2022-Present “Writing as Mapping,” Negev School of Architecture.

2021-Present “Reading and Writing Place,” Negev School of Architecture.