Danny Anderson, our current Membership Director and host of the great Sectarian Review podcast invited Society President Matthew Shipe and Michial Farmer, who teaches at Crown College, to discuss all things Roth. The link to the podcast is down below. https://www.sectarianreviewpodcast.com/episodes-and-show-notes/episode-72-philip-roth-1933-2018
We will continue to post links to notable reflections on Roth's career. If you come across a piece feel free to send the information on the link to firstname.lastname@example.org Down below are links to a few more stories on Roth's legacy: David Remnick: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/06/04/philip-roths-propulsive-force?reload=true Chronicle of Higher Education: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Do-We-Know-Philip-Roth-/145671?cid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=0fffff62
With tribute coming in celebrating Roth's life and career, we wanted to begin collecting some of the more memorable pieces. Here are few links to a few of the tributes that appeared last week. Village Voice: https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/05/23/goodbye-colossus-remembering-philip-roth/?utm_source=The+Village+Voice+-+THE+FRONT+Weekly+News&utm_campaign=7506f322e3-The+Front+5%2F24%2F2018&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8fefc94a02-7506f322e3-59326481 Alexandra Schwartz: https://ww
We are deeply saddened to learn that Philip Roth passed away last night at the age of 85. Tributes to Roth have been coming in this morning. Down below is the link to Dwight Garner's tribute in the New York Times. We will post more tributes as they come in.
We are extending the nominations for the Society Board. There are still a couple of positions where we need people to run so if you have any interest or questions about a position please feel free to contact me at email@example.com. Self nominations are welcome.