Philip Roth Society Panels at the 2014 ALA Conference

May 20, 2014

This year at the 25th annual American Literature Association Conference, the Philip Roth Society will sponsor two sessions and hold its annual business meeting.  This year’s event will take place on May 22-25, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  The schedule for the events is:



Sunday May 25, 2014 - 8:30 - 9:50

Session 22-C

Roth and Arendt (Bunker Hill: Ballroom Level)

Chair: Aimee Pozorski, Central Connecticut State University


1. “Facts, Fictions and Other Lies: Philip Roth, Hannah Arendt and the Unmaking of the World,” Frederick Coye Heard, Virginia Military Institute


2. “Silence, Speech and What Happened in Between: Roth, Arendt and Post-Holocaust Identity Politics,” Hilene Flanzbaum, Butler University

3. “Odd Fellows: Hannah Arendt and Philip Roth," Ira Nadel, University of British Columbia


Sunday, May 25, 2014 11:30 – 12:50 pm

Session 24-A

Roth, History, Identity (Bunker Hill: Ballroom Level)

Chair: Frederick Coye Heard, Virginia Military Institute


1.  “Re-ordering (Personal) History: The Case of Patrimony,” Pia Masiero, Ca’Foscari University of Venice


2.  "New Deal (In)Securities: Liberal Disillusionment and the Birth Pangs of Narrative Artistry in The Plot against America," Andy Connolly, The Fashion Institute of Technology


3.  “Roth’s Children: Futurity, Aging, and Identity,” Aimee Pozorski, Central Connecticut State University


Sunday May 25, 2014 – 10:00-11:20 am

Session 23-H


Business Meeting: Philip Roth Society (Concord: Ballroom Level)



For more information on the conference, visit the American Literature Association website.

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