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41. Social Networks, Jewish Identity, and New Media

Tuesday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., University, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish Cultural Studies

Presiding: Jonathan S. Skolnik, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst

1. "Social Networking, Jewish Identity, and New Jewish Ritual: Tattooed Jews on Facebook," Erika Meitner, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.

2. "Electronic Apikoros: Searching for the Nineteenth-Century Origins of Contemporary Satire in the Jewish Blogosphere," Ashley Aronsen Passmore, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

3. "From MySpace to MyJewishSpace: The Role of the Internet in the Self-Definition of New Jews in Austria and Germany," Andrea Reiter, Univ. of Southampton


  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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