The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel at the Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, held in South Beach, Florida on November 17-19, 2013. We welcome proposals for papers on any aspects of Philip Roth’s work. Proposals/abstracts (not exceeding 250 words) for 15-20 minute papers should include “JAHLit Proposal” in the subject heading and be emailed to David Gooblar, Philip Roth Society Program Chair, at gooblarPRS [at] gmail.com. Please include institutional a
The Philip Roth Society is still accepting submissions for its third annual Siegel/McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research. The award recognizes high-quality work from graduate students written on any aspect of Philip Roth’s writing in the past year (ending June 1). The winner receives: a $250 cash award; a complimentary one-year membership (or renewal) in the Philip Roth Society, including a year’s subscription to Philip Roth Studies; and an opportunity to work with the
An event devoted to the “translation and censorship in Roth’s works during the dictator Francisco Franco’s times” will take place at the Ateneo, a key cultural centre in Spain, on June 21, 2013. For more information go to the event website.
At this year’s ALA symposium on “War and American Literature” (to be held at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, October 10-12), the Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring a panel on War in the Fiction of Philip Roth. The subject of war has found its way into Roth’s writing on many occasions, in such books as The Plot Against America, Portnoy’s Complaint, The Human Stain, Indignation, and Sabbath’s Theater, among others. We welcome proposals for papers on any aspects of this