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Reflections on the Work of Philip Roth by Dr. Sondra Melzer

Thursday, November 21, 2019
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Stamford Campus
MPR

Sondra Melzer: Reflections on the Work of Philip Roth

November 21 12:30 pm MPR, UConn Stamford

Philip Roth, 1933-2018, was an American novelist and short story writer. In her talk, Dr. Sondra Melzer will discuss Roth's focus on Jewish life throughout his storied career, the writings of which made him one of the most celebrated writers of his generation.

Dr. Sondra Melzer completed her PhD at NYU. She is the author of “The Rhetoric of Rage”: Women In Dorothy Parker. She spent 39 years as a public high school teacher, was an instructor at the University of Connecticut, and ran the Sacred Heart University Education Program. In 2017, upon completing 60 years of teaching, she was named Professor Emerita at Sacred Heart University.

The event by the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life is free and open to the pubic. If you require an accommodation, please contact Stamford Coordinator for Judaic Studies Professor Fred Roden at frederick.roden@uconn.edu or 203-251-8559.

Contact:

Fred Roden at frederick.roden@uconn.edu or 203-251-8559.

Judaic Studies (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, English Department, Literatures, Cultures and Languages, UConn Master Calendar

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