Saturday, 27 December
117. American Jewish Literature: Its Founders, Their Contemporaries, and Their Followers
7:00–8:15 p.m., Pacific Suite E, Marriott
Program arranged by the American Association of Professors of Yiddish
Presiding: Ann R. Shapiro, State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale
1. “From Malamud to Shteyngart: The Evolution of Jewish American Fiction,” Ezra Cappell, Univ. of Texas, El Paso
2. “Midrash, Tradition, and the Holocaust: A Reexamination of the Work of Cynthia Ozick,” Monica Osborne, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
3. “Arthur A. Cohen’s Debt to Elie Wiesel,” Emily Kopley, Stanford Univ.
Respondent: Evelyn Avery, Towson Univ.