The Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group seeks papers on the following topic for the 2006 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia:
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 that focus on aspects material culture, celebrity culture, and mass media. Period open.
Abstracts of 250 words to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15.
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