Thursday, 29 December
399. Laocoon and Its Legacy
10:15–11:30 a.m., Caucus, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the G. E. Lessing Society
Presiding: Daniel John Kramer, Washington and Lee Univ.
1. “Lessing’s Laocoon and Aesthetic Cognition: Philosophers’ Errors, Critics’ Blunders, and Art Lovers’ Experience,” Lucinda Martin, Universität Würzburg
2. “Moving Textures: Lessing’s Laocoon in the Light of Moritz’s Aesthetic Theory,” Till Dembeck, Univ. of Siegen
3. “As Is Painting, So Is Poetry—So Is Tragedy? Lessing’s Laocoon and the Caesura between Stoical and Sentimental,” John R. J. Eyck, Northern Virginia Community Coll.