Dr. Keren Goldfrad
PhD. at Bar-Ilan University in Comparative Literature with highest distinction
M.A. at Bar-Ilan University in English Literature
B.A. at Bar-Ilan University in English Literature and French with honors
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
K. Goldfrad, I. Elisha-Primo, S. Sandler. (2015). “Listening to More Voices: Why Being Heard Matters,” TESL-EJ, 19(3), 1-20.
K. Goldfrad. (2015). “Voices of Child Survivors: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Children's Holocaust Testimonies.” Chapter in Knellessen, D. & Possekel, R., Eds. From Testimony to Story: Video Interview about Nazi Crimes, Perspectives and Experiences in Four Countries, Education with Testimonies Volume 2, Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft (EVZ), Berlin, 54-61.
K. Goldfrad, K. Shawn. (2013). “Beyond the Teachers’ Room: A Social Network for Jewish Educators in Training.” Chapter in Rich, Y., Katz, Y., Mevarech, Z. & Ohayon, S., Eds. Promoting Jewish Literacy in Educational Settings, University Press of Maryland, 187-203.
K. Goldfrad, C. Levene-Nachshon. (2011). “At the Crossroads: Between der Letster Veg and the Road of No Return.” PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators, 1 (3), 12-17.
K. Goldfrad, I. Elisha-Primo, O. Ferenz, H. Perpignan, S. Sandler. (2010). “Listening to Students’ Voices: A Curriculum Renewal Project for an EFL Academic Program at the Graduate Level.” System 38, 457-466.
K. Goldfrad. (2009). “Beyond Testimony: An Interview with Miriam Steiner-Aviezer.” PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators, 1(1), 19-22.
K. Goldfrad, S. Sandler, D. Chayen, B. Ellinger, J. Yarosky. (2001). “Weaving the web into an EAP reading program,” The English Teaching Forum, 39(2).
K. Shawn, K. Goldfrad, Eds. (2008). The Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust through Narrative: An Anthology. Teaneck, NJ: Ben Yehuda Press.
K. Shawn, K. Goldfrad, Eds. (2008). The Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust through Narrative: A Teacher's Guide. Teaneck, NJ: Ben Yehuda Press.
"Whatever You Can Carry: Telling Holocaust History through Artifacts in Literature." Paper presented at the International Workshop entitled “Beyond the Written Word: Doing History with Non-Traditional Sources” at Hebrew University, May 31, 2016.
“Using Technology in the EFL Classroom.” Paper presented at the Western Galilee College, July, 2012.
“Ethics and Aesthetics in Holocaust Literature and Film.” On-line Webinar presented through the Mofet Institute International Website. February, 2011.
“Voices of Child Survivors: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Children's Holocaust Testimonies.” Paper presented at the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future,” Berlin, November, 2010.
“Childrenʻs Testimonies: An Educational Perspective.” Paper presented at Yeshiva University, July, 2009.
“Connecting the Holocaust to Mount Sinai.” Paper presented at Bar-Ilan University, May, 2009.
“Children’s Testimonies: Educational Perspectives.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Voices of Child Survivors, The Western Galilee College, March, 2009.
“Connectivism: Teaching English through Social Networks.” Paper presented at the UTELI Conference, Tel Aviv University, February, 2009.
“English – A Bridge to the Jewish World.” Paper presented at the Religious Zionism Conference at Orot Israel College, December, 2008.
“The Sunflower Project: An Interdisciplinary, International Distance Learning Opportunity.” Paper presented with Karen Shawn at the Promoting Jewish Literacy in Educational Settings Conference at the University of Maryland, September, 2008.
“Fictive Literature as Testimony.” Workshop presented with William Younglove at the 6th International Conference on the Holocaust and Education at Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, July, 2008.
"The Sunflower Project: An Interdisciplinary, International distance Learning Opportunity." Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning, Madison, WI, August 2007.
"Academic writing for EFL graduate students: A curriculum renewal project". Paper presented with Iris Elisha-Primo, Orna Ferenz, Hadara Perpignan and Simone Sandler at the 4th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), Bochum University, Germany, June, 2007.
"Academic Writing for Graduate Students: A Curriculum Renewal Project". Paper presented with Iris Elisha-Primo, Orna Ferenz, Hadara Perpignan and Simone Sandler at the UTELI Conference, Bar Ilan University, February, 2007.
"The Sunflower Project". Paper presented at the Annual Consortium of the American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters Museum, New Jersey, January, 2007.
"Ethics, Aesthetics and Holocaust Literature". Paper presented at the International Colloquium: Holocaust in Context - History, Memory and Education, Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, April, 2006.
"The Call of the Story". Paper presented at the Annual Consortium of the American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters Museum, New Jersey, January, 2006.
“Weaving the web into EFL academic reading”. Paper presented at the Reading, Technology and Learning Disabilities Conference (RTLD), Framingham, Massachusetts, October, 1998.
“Internet Interaction”. Paper presented at the 6th International NELLE Conference, Bielefeld, Germany, August, 1998.
"Incorporating the Internet into the EFL Classroom". Professional Development Day for Teachers of English. The Association for the Advancement of Education. Bar-Ilan University, February, 1999.
- Holocaust Literature
- Curriculum development
- Computer Assisted Language Learning
- English as a Foreign Language
2010 Voices of Child Survivors: Children’s Holocaust Testimonies. J. Walters, B. Cohen, R. Horvath, K. Goldfrad.
2005 The Sunflower Project
2002-2004 Bar Ilan coordinator for the Inter-University Development Project: Online English for Academic Purposes (Meital).