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471. Asian/Jewish/American

Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 304, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Jaime Cleland, Ohio Univ., Athens

1. "'New Jews,' Old Story: Asians, Jews, and Whiteness in America," Vincent J. Cheng, Univ. of Utah

2. "Mike Gold's Moneyless Jews and Younghill Kang's Oriental Yankees: A Comparative Ethnic Studies Critique," Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

3. "Graphic Transformations: Ethno-racial Identity and Discovery in Two Comics of Childhood," Tahneer Oksman, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

4. "Jews, Asians, and WASPs in The Social Network," Jonathan E. Freedman, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor


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

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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