Wednesday, 28 December
272. In Love with Death: Utopia and Destruction in Twentieth-Century German Literature
3:30–4:45 p.m., Chevy Chase, Washington Hilton
A special session
Presiding: Russell Alexander Berman, Stanford Univ.
1. “When Dying Is an Act of Love: Peter Weiss and Gerhard Richter,” Julia Charlotte Hell, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2. “‘Death to the Enemies of the Revolution!’: Heiner Müller’s Versuchsreihe,” Robert Buch, Univ. of Chicago
3. “Chastening Romanticism: Thomas Mann and Aesthetic Negation,” Sean Michael McIntyre, Stanford Univ.