Thursday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 307, WSCC
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Italian American Literature and the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature
Presiding: JoAnne Ruvoli, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
1. "From Caricature to Complexity: Drawing the Relationship between Italians and Jews in America," Jennifer Glaser, Univ. of Cincinnati
2. "America Makes Strange Jews: Jewish Identity and Pulp Masculinity in Howard Chaykin's Dominic Fortune," Brannon Costello, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
Responding: Miriam Jaffe-Foger, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
For abstracts, visit www.aihaweb.org/italianamericanliterature.htm after 24 Dec.
American Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century