Monday, 28 December
204. “Jewish Wry”—Humor in Jewish American Literature: A Tribute to Sarah Blacher Cohen
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 307, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish American Literature
Presiding: Ann R. Shapiro, State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale
1. “Larry David’s ‘Metamorphosis’: Kafka in Prime Time,” Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport Univ.
2. “Midrashic Reading, Humor, and The World to Come,” Sandor Goodhart, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette
3. “‘And It Isn’t Nuts and Bulbs, Mickey’: The Nuts and Bulbs of Drenka Balich in Roth’s Sabbath’s Theater,” Aimee Lynn Pozorski, Central Connecticut State Univ.
Respondent: Elaine B. Safer, Univ. of Delaware, Newark