Thursday, 29 December
618. Religion and Jewish Cultural Studies?
9:00–10:15 p.m., Monroe East, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish Cultural Studies
Presiding: Ranen Omer-Sherman, Univ. of Miami
1. “Perversity and Sublime Materialism: Jewish Cultural Studies and Religion,” David Kaufmann, George Mason Univ.
2. “Stealing into the Prayer Book: Poems as Prayers in Jewish American Culture,” Maeera Yaffa Shreiber, Univ. of Utah
3. “A Search for True Community: Culture, Judaism, and Zionism in the Works of Randolph Bourne, Edward Sapir, and Lewis Mumford,” Eric Aronoff, State Univ. of New York, Inst. of Tech. Utica-Rome