The Past, Present, and Future of Jewish American Literature in 60 Minutes or Less

with
Andrew Ridker
Join acclaimed novelist Andrew Ridker for a fascinating talk and discussion on the past, present, and future of Jewish American literature, including how Jewish American literature responds to and shapes the ever-changing role of Jews in America.
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Past dates

Mon, Mar 23
Mon, Mar 23
5pm PT / 8pm ET
60 min
Fri, Apr 17
Fri, Apr 17
5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET
60 min
Sun, Sep 6
Sun, Sep 6
5pm PT / 8pm ET
60 min

Description

Join acclaimed novelist Andrew Ridker for a fascinating talk and discussion on the past, present, and future of Jewish American literature. 

The lecture will explore:

  • What it means to be a Jewish American writer
  • How the idea of the Jewish American novel has evolved over time
  • How Jewish American literature responds to and shapes the ever-changing role of Jews in America

Though this talk focuses on Jewish American fiction, it will resonate with anyone interested in the literature of immigrant groups or other American subcultures.

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