Portnoy’s Complaint at 50 Forum: LLC Jewish American
Roundtable on legacies, afterlives, reassessments, futures of Roth’s seminal novel 50 years on. Questions of canon, genre, pedagogy, perspective. After #metoo, after “post-race,” after Roth. Proposals/abstracts by 5 March 2018; Maeera Shreiber (email@example.com).
Congratulations to the winner of this year's Siegel McDaniel Prize, Aaron Kreuter, who won for his essay, "Against 'Jewish Totalism': Operation Shylock's Missing Chapter." Aaron is a Ph.D. candidate in English literature at York University, Toronto, Canada. His work explores Jewish North American fiction that takes Israel/Palestine as its subject matter. He is the author of the poetry collection Arguments for Lawn Chairs(Guernica Editions, 2016) and the forthcoming short stor