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Unbuttoned: Clothes and the Making of American Jewish Comedy
Unbuttoned: Clothes and the Making of American Jewish ComedySunday, April 13, 2008 3:00 pm
In this interactive, multimedia presentation, Ted Merwin explored the symbolic use of clothing in the work of such diverse performers as Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor, Jerry Seinfeld, and Larry David.
Following his lecture, Merwin signed copies of his critically acclaimed book, In Their Own Image: New York Jews in Jazz Age Popular Culture.
This was the 2008 Norman Asher Memorial Lecture.