Friday, 07 January
200. Jews, Paranoia, and Conspiracies
8:30–9:45 a.m., Platinum Salon F, J. W. Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish Cultural Studies
1. “Cold War Paranoia and Jewish Cosmopolitanism: Dr. Strangelove,” Joseph Litvak, Tufts Univ.
2. “As If We Knew Not Thy Profession: Anxiety and the Construction of Jewish Identity in Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta and Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice,” Cheryl Goldstein, California State Univ., Long Beach
3. “Strategic Antisemitism: Arthur Miller’s Focus and the Paranoid Pseudo-Jew,” Lisa Marcus, Pacific Lutheran Univ.