Ruth Wisse To Speak in Silicon Valley Jewish Community Center

When:
November 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Where:
APJCC Auditorium
14855 Oka Road #201
Los Gatos, CA 95032
USA
Cost:
$5.00-$7.00
Contact:
Lisa Ceile
408.357.7492
Ruth Wisse To Speak in Silicon Valley Jewish Community Center @ APJCC Auditorium | Los Gatos | California | United States

Ruth Wisse’s book No Joke: Making Jewish Humor is a survey and analysis of Jewish humor from the Bible to Larry David and Sacha Baron Cohen.  Wisse is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and professor of comparative literature at Harvard University. She is the author of The Modern Jewish Canon: A Journey through Language and Culture, which won a National Jewish Book Award. Her other books include Jews and Power (Schocken) and The Schlemiel as Modern Hero.

General admission $7, Jewish Community Center members $5. You may RSVP by clicking the link above. Payment will be collected at the door or you may pay in advance by calling 408.357.7492 or emailing arts@svjcc.org.

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