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Karin Berkman completed her doctorate on the poetry of Seamus Heaney in the English Department at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As a post-doctoral researcher in the ERC project “Apartheid—The Global Itinerary: South African Cultural Formations in Transnational Circulation, 1948-1990,” led by Prof. Louise Bethlehem, she studied the notion of exile in South African poetry. Her research on South African and African poetry has been published in Critical ArtsScrutiny and English in Africa. Her research interests include Irish literature, twentieth-century British and American poetry, South African poetry during apartheid and post-apartheid, post-colonialism and literary theory.