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195. Jewish Monsters

Friday, 10 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Colorado, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish Cultural Studies and the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature

Presiding: Garrett Eisler, Ithaca Coll.; Laurence D. Roth, Susquehanna Univ.

1. "Monster or Messiah? The Golem and the Living Dead in H. Leivick's The Golem," Sara Cohen, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. "American Genizah: Maximalist Poetics and the End of Literary Canon Formation in Joshua Cohen's Witz," Daniel Burns, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro

3. "Assimilation as Nightmare: An American Werewolf in London and the Jewish American Experience," Daniel P. Anderson, Emmanuel Coll.


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

  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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