Sunday, 27 December
36. Brecht, Marxism, and Ethics
5:15–6:30 p.m., Tubman, Loews
Program arranged by the International Brecht Society
Presiding: Marc David Silberman, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Presider's Annotation:IBS business meeting & dinner following this session at 7:00 pm, near Loews Hotel: Penang Restaurant, 117 N. 10th St.
1. “The Dramaturgy of Debt: Bertolt Brecht’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny,” Daniel Cuonz, Yale Univ.
2. “Irony, Belief, and Estrangement: Ethics and Other Selves in Brecht’s Der gute Mensch von Sezuan,” Marton Merrick Marko, Univ. of Montana
3. “‘All Together Now: We All Live by the V-Effect, the V-Effect, the V-Effect, the V-Effect’: Brechtian Elements in East and West German Musicals of the 1960s,” Sunka Simon, Swarthmore Coll.
Respondent: Martina Kolb, Penn State Univ., University Park