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Tuesday, 27 December

5. Toward Tradition: Jewish American Writers and Their Return to Judaism

5:15–6:30 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature

Presiding: Victoria Aarons, Trinity Univ.

1. “(Re)Cycling Tradition: Uses of the Short-Story Cycle in Recent Jewish American Fiction,” Derek Parker Royal, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce

2. “Philip Roth’s Return to Jewish American Values,” William Edward Engel, Univ. of the South

3. “Beyond the Father(s): Myla Goldberg’s Bee Season and the Freeing of Jewish Belief,” Paul S. Eisenstein, Otterbein Coll.

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