Judith Morganroth Schneider
Judith Morganroth Schneider is associate professor of French and Spanish and chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Her research focuses on intercultural issues and diasporic consciousness in the works of Jewish writers of the diaspora, especially those of France and Latin America. She has written a book entitled Clown at the Altar on the religious poetry of the French Jewish convert to Catholicism, Max Jacob, and also published articles on the French Jewish writers Albert Memmi, Liliane Atlan and Albert Cohen. In the field of Latin American Jewish literature, she has published essays on Marcos Aguinis, Nora Glickman, Isaac Goldemberg, Rosa Nissan and Alicia Steimberg.