CFP: Jewtastic: Marketing Jewish Culture (3/15/06; MLA '06)

full name / name of organization: 
Alisa Braun
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The Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group seeks papers on the following
topic for the 2006 MLA Annual Convention:

Jewtastic: Marketing Jewish Culture

The commodification of Jewishness and the circulation of Jewish images and
icons from Streisand to "faux mitzvahs," from comics to kabbala. We
especially encourage papers focusing on aspects material culture,
celebrity culture, and mass media. Period open.

Abstracts of 250 words to by March 15.

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Received on Mon Jan 30 2006 - 18:19:01 EST