Wednesday, 27 December
17. Modernist Wisdom
5:15–6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Hall A1, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on Literature and Religion
Presiding: Patricia Ann Ward, Vanderbilt Univ.
1. “Counsel for Living: Benjamin’s Storyteller and Kafka’s Parables,” Alexander Gelley, Univ. of California, Irvine
2. “‘For Us, There Is Only the Trying’: T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets and Wisdom Literature,” Kinereth Meyer, Bar-Ilan Univ.
3. “To Love the Torah More Than God: Levinas, Yosl Rakover, and the Suffering of Deus Absconditus,” Moshe Gold, Fordham Univ., Bronx