Baum, Devorah

Devorah Baum is Associate Professor in English literature and critical theory at the University of Southampton. She is also attached to Southampton University’s Parkes Institute for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations. She is the author of three books, Feeling Jewish (2017), The Jewish Joke (2017), and On Marriage (2023) and co-director of the creative documentary feature film, The New Man (2016). Devorah Baum has written for a range of publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Financial Times, and Granta. She is co-editor of a special issue of Granta Magazine on ‘The Politics of Feeling’ (Feb 2019).

Interview with Devorah Baum