Jewish Monsters (MLA Chicago, January 2014)

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Notions of monstrosity or the monstrous in Jewish tradition and in representations of Jews. Potential issues: containment/contagion, normality, pathology, inclusion/exclusion, ritual, heresy, health/disease. Abstract of 250 words or less by 15 March 2013; Garrett Eisler (gbe2@nyu.edu).