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Monday, 28 December

204. “Jewish Wry”—Humor in Jewish American Literature: A Tribute to Sarah Blacher Cohen

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature

Presiding: Ann R. Shapiro, State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale

1. “Larry David’s ‘Metamorphosis’: Kafka in Prime Time,” Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport Univ.

2. “Midrashic Reading, Humor, and The World to Come,” Sandor Goodhart, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

3. “‘And It Isn’t Nuts and Bulbs, Mickey’: The Nuts and Bulbs of Drenka Balich in Roth’s Sabbath’s Theater,” Aimee Lynn Pozorski, Central Connecticut State Univ.

Respondent: Elaine B. Safer, Univ. of Delaware, Newark

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