Thursday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., University, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Jewish Cultural Studies
Presiding: Jonathan S. Skolnik, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
1. "Social Networking, Jewish Identity, and New Jewish Ritual: Tattooed Jews on Facebook," Erika Meitner, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
2. "Electronic Apikoros: Searching for the Nineteenth-Century Origins of Contemporary Satire in the Jewish Blogosphere," Ashley Aronsen Passmore, Texas A&M Univ., College Station
3. "From MySpace to MyJewishSpace: The Role of the Internet in the Self-Definition of New Jews in Austria and Germany," Andrea Reiter, Univ. of Southampton
Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture
no longer used--was Other Literatures, now 126