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Eynat Gutman

  • Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies

University of Delaware
308 Jastak-Burgess Hall
Newark, DE 19716-2550

(302) 831-3393
Courses Taught

Office Hours

T 10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.


Eynat Gutman is an Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, whose areas of interest include: Hebrew pedagogy, Israeli film and comparative linguistics. She teaches courses in all levels of Hebrew language, ranging from elementary Hebrew to advanced independent studies in Hebrew. Dr. Gutman also teaches courses in Israeli culture, including a course on modern Israeli history and culture, a course on Israeli film, and a new comparative course on Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, to be taught abroad in Israel, starting on winter 2015.

Dr. Gutman has served as the language placement advisor and transfer of credit officer for Hebrew for many years. In addition, she has been a member of three committees: a senator for Jewish Studies on the College of Arts and Sciences Senate, a member of the Jewish Studies Executive Committee, and a member of the Foreign Languages and Literatures Undergraduate Studies Committee.

She participated in a summer institute for professors of Hebrew, as well as a summer institute for Israel Studies, in Brandeis, Massachusetts and in Israel, where she joined many other professors from the U.S. and overseas in an intensive course on current issues pertaining to Israeli politics, international relations, economics, society, literature, film, art and more.


  • Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Delaware
  • MA, Linguistics, University of Delaware
  • B.A., English and Special Education, The University of Haifa, Israel

Formal Presentations:

  • Second Generation Filmmaking: Children of Survivors in Comparison to Children of Mizrahim. Association for Israel Studies (AIS) 27th Annual International Conference. Waltham, MA. June 2011.
  • Israeli Film as a Reflection of Israeli Society: Films of the Holocaust and Israeli Wars: 1940’s-1990’s. Lecture presented in a Jewish Studies lecture series (JWST201). The University of Delaware. Newark, DE. April 2007.
  • Third Person Null Subjects in Hebrew: an Accessibility-Theoretic Account. Poster
    Presented at Reference and Coherence: International Workshop on
    Reference and Coherence in Discourse. Utrecht, The Netherlands. January

Informal Presentations:

  • Zionism: Movers and Shakers. Lecture presented at the Men’s Club. Adas Kodesh Shel Emeth synagogue, Wilmington, DE. February 2013.
  • Hatsabar (The Sabra). Lecture presented to Community Hebrew Circle. Adas Kodesh Shel Emeth synagogue, Wilmington, DE. January 2009.


  • Third Person Null Subjects in Hebrew, Finnish and Rumanian: an Accessibility- Theoretic Account. Journal of Linguistics 40.3, 463-490 (November, 2004).

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