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770. Jewish American or Jewish Americas?

Monday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Great America, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature

Presiding: Laurence D. Roth, Susquehanna Univ.

1. "Searching for Identity in the Shadow of America: David Albahari, David Bezmozgis, Assimilation, and the Jewish Canadian Dream," Ellen Feig, Bergen Community Coll. at the Meadowlands, NJ

Ellen Feig's Annotation:
Presentation has been uploaded to the MLA Commons page at
http://commons.mla.org/groups/2014-mla-convention-620574474/documents/

2. "Jews, Slave Empire, and the Caribbean Romance in Antebellum Sensation Fiction," David John Anthony, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale

3. "Sephardism in Caribbean Literature: Derek Walcott's Tiepolo's Hound," Sarah P. Casteel, Carleton Univ.

4. "Artifacts of the Eastern European Jewish Diaspora in the Americas: Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated and Daniel Burman's El abrazo partido," Stephanie Pridgeon, Emory Univ.

For abstracts, visit MLA Commons.


Subjects:

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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