Tuesday, 27 December
5. Toward Tradition: Jewish American Writers and Their Return to Judaism
5:15–6:30 p.m., Kennedy, Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature
Presiding: Victoria Aarons, Trinity Univ.
1. “(Re)Cycling Tradition: Uses of the Short-Story Cycle in Recent Jewish American Fiction,” Derek Parker Royal, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce
2. “Philip Roth’s Return to Jewish American Values,” William Edward Engel, Univ. of the South
3. “Beyond the Father(s): Myla Goldberg’s Bee Season and the Freeing of Jewish Belief,” Paul S. Eisenstein, Otterbein Coll.