Wednesday, 29 December
376. Text as Spectacle, Spectacle as Text I
8:30–9:45 a.m., Washington A, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on German Literature to 1700
Presiding: Mary Ballard Paddock, Smith Coll.
1. “‘Lebende Bilde’: Crafting the Performance of Middle High German Courtly Literature,” Alexandra C. Sterling-Hellenbrand, Appalachian State Univ.
2. “The Fluidity of Gender in the Visual Program of Thomasin von Zerklaere’s ‘Welscher Gast,’” Kathryn Starkey, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
3. “Spectacles of State: Political Theory and Theatrical Practice in the Late Baroque and Early Enlightenment,” Kirk Williams, Yale Univ.