Friday, 07 January
394. Thinking with Things in Goethe
5:15–6:30 p.m., 304B, LA Convention Center
Program arranged by the Division on Eighteenth- and Early-Nineteenth-Century German Literature
Presiding: Matt Erlin, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
1. “Bourgeois Bliss: Fashion and Virtue in Goethe’s Hermann und Dorothea,” Bernd Fischer, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
2. “The Goethean Ethos and Practice of Collecting: Mediating Subject and Object through Intuitive Knowledge of Nature and Art,” Georginna Hinnebusch, Univ. of Chicago
3. “Coming Alive: Poetry and Material Culture in Goethe’s Rome,” Claire Baldwin, Colgate Univ.