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570. Ethnographic Encounters: Jewish American and Italian American Graphic Narratives

Wednesday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 307, WSCC

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Italian American Literature and the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature

Presiding: JoAnne Ruvoli, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. "From Caricature to Complexity: Drawing the Relationship between Italians and Jews in America," Jennifer Glaser, Univ. of Cincinnati

2. "America Makes Strange Jews: Jewish Identity and Pulp Masculinity in Howard Chaykin's Dominic Fortune," Brannon Costello, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge

Responding: Miriam Jaffe-Foger, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick

For abstracts, visit www.aihaweb.org/italianamericanliterature.htm after 24 Dec.


Subject:

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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